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September 10, 2014

INDIAN MONTHLY GROCERY LIST FOR 2 PERSONS

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Few weeks back i got a request from a newly wedded girl to help her by giving monthly grocery items list for 2 persons.When i read that mail,i had a flashback of my lifeDay dreaming .When i was newly married,i was in a joint family with my in-laws. My lovable MIL used to take care of kitchen works and my ever caring FIL did all the household chores like buying groceries,vegetables,paying bills etc.Myself and Sendhil just spent most of our time in office and we had no worries about our households.But after 4 years,when i was left alone in the kitchen,i somehow managed to cook but i did not have any idea of how much quantity of rice and other groceries to purchase for one month.I kept forgetting one or the other ingredients & I used to run to a nearby provisional store after keeping the kadai on flameWhew & Sendhil used to scold me a lot.When i told this to my mom, she helped me by sharing this list & told to follow this list every time i go for monthly purchase.I also referred here for more specifications.I do have a picture of my mom's list in my mobile.It was very helpful for me to decide & buy the correct quantity of monthly groceries in a wholesale shop & then i altered the list based on our usage & availability.Every month u may not need to buy all these items.My mom has been following list this since my childhood.I still remember,she used to give this list to a departmental store nearby my house and they do home delivery.Nowadays in India most of the apartments are in city outskirts.So we go out once or twice in a month to buy groceries and if we don’t follow a list,we have to buy from the stores available in our apartment premises.No matter how costly it is,we are forced to buy there.To avoid all these ,its better to make a list and follow it.To help newly married girls,Bachelors and for the ladies who are in short of memory like me,i have shared a list in excel format which u can download it as a pdf or  xls sheet by clicking the link.The quantity i have given would come for 1-2 months for a pucca south indian familyTongue .North Indians,please reduce the quantity of rice and increase wheat flour.Bachelors,do reduce the quantity by half.Do follow this list for the first month and based on your need & usage,u can alter it.I have also shared some images for the list separately.U can save it in your mobile and cross check the ingredients while you purchase.I hope this list would be useful to you all.Do leave a message if u feel i had left anything important.I will include it.Also leave your feedback in the comment section if this list helps you.I would be more happy to know it.Thanks Happy.Please click on the image below to view the excel sheet.

Click this link to view my Kitchen Utensils & appliances list 
Click this link for Appliances list with brand recommendations.

Indian grocery list excel

Monthly grocery list for 2 persons - Indian


Monthly grocery list for 2 persons - Indian Indian,Monthly A-Z grocery list for 2 persons..
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Grocery
Serves: For 2 persons+1 kid
Prep time: 15 Minutes
Cook time: -
Total time: 15 Minutes


Grocery List
My mom always starts the list with turmeric powder,sugar & jaggery sentimentally.So i too follow the same Happy.
I have shared separate images for groceries,Pooja items,Toiletries and miscellaneous items.Right click and save the respective images.Here i have given the quantity of rice more than wheat as i had focussed south indians.North indians,please exchange the quantities of rice and wheat as per your requirement.
Please give credit for this blog if you are using these images elsewhere.Thanks for understanding.Click this link to download the grocery list in Excel format.After opening this excel sheet,click"FILE" and click "Save a copy " OR "Download as" Option and save the sheet in your drive.Then you can edit the list as per your needs.You don't have to send any access request to me via email.This list is open for all.It is not private.

Click this link to view my Kitchen Utensils & appliances list 




    Grocery list 1

    Grocery list 2

    Kalpasi ( Black stone flower) & Marati moggu are missing in the list. Please include them too.

    Grocery list 3

    **Include Sauces & Ketchup in the above list **

    Grocery list 4

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    Grocery list 6

    Hope you find this post useful.Please leave a message in the comment box if i have left anything important in the list.Thanks !






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    81 comments :

    1. chitra,

      very useful information. Thanks for sharing.

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    2. good job dear.. very useful one. Now I have to compare with my list :)

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    3. Wow!Really useful for newly married brides .Good and thoughtful attempt to feature in your blog.

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    4. vewry very nice dear Chitra you have done so well in fact so nice you have shared this. sometimes we really ignore this thing while going grocery store// you have done so symmetrically

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    5. I just checked each and every item on the excel sheet.I am glad I am spot on except for few items here and there . I remember carrying one such list when we moved soon after marriage.Awesome job Chitra. Ages since I saw Mysore sandal soap:)

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      1. Thanks Meena Kumar.If u can mention the items left in the sheet,it would be helpful for me update it :)

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    6. Oh such a fantastic list for newly married ..Def going to the nearby shop is less these days we will be in outskirts and dont get the ingredients we want ..

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    7. Chanceillai....Very useful list....

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    8. kalkittinga chitra...very useful post

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    9. Very nice and useful post. Hatsoff to your effort.

      Regards,
      Pavithra
      Http ://cookquick.WordPress.com

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    10. Thank You very much. Very helpful for my daughter's science project.

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    11. Hi chitra, I m Sindhu from Odisha . I love ur cooking. It's simple n elegant. The grocery list is meticulous n clear. It really helped me the missed items from ur list. Thanku ..

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    12. Hey.. Super list sister.. I just started my journey with my wife at new place.. I just copied ur list and making all things ready before my wife comes .. to surprise her.. ur list helped a lot... You are greatttttt.. Tats it..

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    13. Thanks sister.. I just started my journey with my wife at new place... I just copied your list and making everything ready before she comes here.. I will give "buildup" as my knowledge... shhhhh... don't tell to my wife... thanks you so much.. And, last but not the least.. you list is so awesome... Thaaaanks...

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      1. Thank u so much sir.Iam glad it helped u.Don't worry, i won't tell your wife 😀 Hope she will like this list 😀

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    14. I am returning home after three months at mom's post delivery. This list will help me organise my kitchen and simplify life while taking care of my three month old.

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      1. Thank u.Iam glad this list helps you :)

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      2. Thank u.Iam glad this list helps you :)

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    15. super duper list .at age 65 yrs i have to start manging kitchen .

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    16. this is the right and easy way for shopping. you get discount on your shopping bill. this is good information..

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    17. Its really great post chitra.I find online grocery coupons at Grofers coupons at Grabon India. And you can also find many more coupons, offers and deals on online grocery store at Grabon India.

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    18. Good things to grow with.. Chitrasfoodbook is one its kind.. Hats off..

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    19. OMG!!! YOU ARE AWESOME!! THANKS FOR SHARING!!!

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    20. Thanks a lot for sharing..a well thought out list!!!!

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    21. Thank you sister it's very useful for me

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    22. Thank you!! It's very useful for me.

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    23. Very Nice Article!! Thanks for sharing. If one want to shop this online, OfferO Offer provides free Online Grocery Shopping Coupons

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    24. Chithra thank you for your list. You saved my time. Great work.
      god bless you.once again thank you dear.

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    25. Very nice post. It helps a lot for middle class. I usually shop groceries from Grocery Coupons

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    26. Thankyou Chitra. Very extensive list.

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    27. Thank you very much. This is very useful to all. God bless you.

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    28. This one is amazing. Thanks a lot for sharing :)

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    29. Nice article! Helpful tips for all. Due to lack of time i most probably purchase groceries online. I prefer https://happysale.in/bigbasket/ for best discounts and offers.

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    30. really it's helpful thank you so much

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    31. This list solved my problem, instead breaking my brains as to buy what under each category.
      Brilliant list!!!
      Amazing job!!!

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    32. Really very useful, thank you sooo much!

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    33. It's good and make a list with budget for month so that newly buyer can manage there budget

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    34. It's good and make a list with budget for month so that newly buyer can manage there budget

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    35. Excellent. Very useful list. Thanks a lot.

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    36. Excellent. Very useful list. Thanks a lot.

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    37. It’s a classic great for me to see this list, it offers helpful suggestions.
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    38. Thanks a lot sissy ..gonna shift to you a new separate home ..really useful info :) (y)

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    39. Good Job. Helpful list! You can buy them online at Bigbasket and save Upto 50% Of you cost using fabpromocodes Coupons. Click here to checkout https://fabpromocodes.in/

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      1. Garlic comes under vegetables. So i have not included it.

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    41. Thanks for sharing this grocery list. I took a printout of this grocery list and ordered all items on grofers This came very handy :)

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    42. Nowadays online shopping becoming more popular and convenient one for the people. Because of its comfort and many offers and deals, people prefer online shopping.
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