Definition of namak in English:

namak

noun

Indian
  • [mass noun] Salt.

    • ‘Black salt (kala namak) is a salt used in India which is brownish-black in lump form but pinkish-brown when powdered.’
    • ‘Also the salt used is restricted to Sendha / Lahore namak (rock salt)…’
    • ‘Curd can be made more suitable to the physiological systems by adding a pinch of the powder made of 200 gm of rock salt (saindha namak), 100 gm of roasted zeera and 50 gm of black pepper into it.’
    • ‘Also known as ‘sanchal’ or black salt, kala namak is a traditional ingredient in authentic Indian cuisine.’

Origin

From Urdu.

Pronunciation:

namak

/ˈnʌmək/