biryani

biryani

/bˌɪɹɪˈɑːni/
noun
an Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetables

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korma

korma

/kˈoːɹmə/
noun
‌a dish made with meat or fish and cream or yogurt, originated in South Asia

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curry

curry

/ˈkəɹi/, /ˈkɝi/
noun
a type of Indian dish made with meat, vegetables, etc., which is cooked in a hot sauce and then served with rice

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rogan josh

rogan josh

/ɹˈoʊɡən dʒˈɑːʃ/
noun
‌a spicy dish of meat cooked in a tomato sauce, originated in South Asia

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vindaloo

vindaloo

/vˈɪndɐlˌuː/
noun
a very spicy dish of meat marinated in vinegar and garlic

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butter chicken

butter chicken

/bʌɾɚ tʃɪkɪn/
noun
*** tender chicken, cooked in a spiced tomato sauce

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matar paneer

matar paneer

/mæɾɚ pænɪɹ/
noun
*** made up of tomato sauce over paneer and peas, and spiced with garam masala

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tandoori chicken

tandoori chicken

/tændoːɹi tʃɪkɪn/
noun
*** a popular North Indian dish consisting of roasted chicken prepared with yogurt and spices

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aloo gobi

aloo gobi

/ɐluː ɡoʊbaɪ/
noun
*** a vegetarian dish from the Indian subcontinent made with potatoes, cauliflower, and Indian spices

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balti

balti

/bˈɑːlti/
noun
‌a dish of meat or vegetables cooked and served in a two-handled pan, originated in South Asia

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bhaji

bhaji

/bˈɑːdʒi/
noun
a type of spicy food that consists of vegetables fried in a mixture of liquid and flour, originated in India

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dal

dal

/ˈdæɫ/
noun
*** In Indian cuisine, dal are dried, split pulses that do not require soaking before cooking

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khichdi

khichdi

/kɪtʃdi/
noun
*** a dish in South Asian cuisine made of rice and lentils with numerous variations

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madras curry

madras curry

/mədɹæs kɜːɹi/
noun
*** a fairly hot curry sauce, orange in color and with heavy use of chili powder

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chicken tikka masala

chicken tikka masala

/tʃɪkɪn tiːkə mɐsɑːlə/
noun
*** a dish consisting of roasted marinated chicken chunks in a spiced sauce

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pilaf

pilaf

/ˌpiˈɫɑf/
noun
rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes

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thali

thali

/θɑːli/
noun
*** used to refer to an Indian-style meal made up of a selection of various dishes which are served on a platter

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nihari

nihari

/nɪhɑːɹɹi/
noun
*** consists of slow-cooked meat, mainly a shank cut of beef, lamb and mutton, or goat meat, as well as chicken and bone marrow

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rasam

rasam

/ɹæsəm/
noun
*** a spicy South Indian soup

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kachori

kachori

/kɑːtʃˈoːɹi/
noun
*** a sweet and spicy deep-fried snack, originating in India subcontinent

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bhelpuri

bhelpuri

/bɛlpjʊɹi/
noun
*** a type of chaat - a savory snack that is commonly served in cafés and street carts throughout India

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laal maas

laal maas

/lɑːl mɑːz/
noun
*** a traditional Indian curry variety originating from Rajasthan. This curry is prepared with mutton (often marinated in kachari cucumbers), yogurt, and Mathania red chili peppers

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phirni

phirni

/fɪəni/
noun
*** a dessert made with ground rice that's cooked in milk and flavored with almonds, saffron, and cardamom

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muthia

muthia

/mʌθiə/
noun
*** an Indian dumpling or a fritter consisting of chickpea flour, turmeric, chili powder, fenugreek, and salt

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chole bhature

chole bhature

/tʃoʊl bætʃɚ/
noun
*** a food dish popular in the Northern areas of the Indian subcontinent. It is a combination of chana masala and bhatura/puri, a deep-fried bread made from maida

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kadai paneer

kadai paneer

/kædaɪ pænɪɹ/
noun
*** a popular Indian dish consists of paneer and bell peppers are cooked with freshly ground masala

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kheer

kheer

/kɪɹ/
noun
*** a sweet dish and a type of wet pudding popular in the Indian subcontinent, usually made by boiling milk, sugar or jaggery, and rice

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kofta

kofta

/kˈɔftə/
noun
a Middle Eastern or South Asian dish of meat, fish or cheese mixed with spices and shaped into balls; one of these balls

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panipuri

panipuri

/pænɪpʊɹi/
noun
*** a type of snack consists of a round hollow puri, filled with a mixture of flavored water, tamarind chutney, chili powder, chaat masala, potato mash, onion, or chickpeas

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shahi paneer

shahi paneer

/ʃæhaɪ pænɪɹ/
noun
*** a preparation of paneer, native to the Indian subcontinent, consisting of a thick gravy of cream, tomatoes and Indian spices

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