Words Related to Foods and Drinks

Words Related to Foods and Drinks - Indian Food

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Here you will learn the names of Indian Food in English. Read the whole list to learn more.
biryani
biryaninoun

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

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korma
kormanoun

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

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curry
currynoun

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 joshnoun

‌a spicy dish of meat cooked in a tomato sauce, originated in South Asia

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vindaloo
vindaloonoun

a very spicy dish of meat marinated in vinegar and garlic

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butter chickennoun

*** tender chicken, cooked in a spiced tomato sauce

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matar paneernoun

*** made up of tomato sauce over paneer and peas, and spiced with garam masala

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tandoori chickennoun

*** a popular North Indian dish consisting of roasted chicken prepared with yogurt and spices

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aloo gobinoun

*** a vegetarian dish from the Indian subcontinent made with potatoes, cauliflower, and Indian spices

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balti
baltinoun

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

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bhaji
bhajinoun

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

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dalnoun

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

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khichdinoun

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

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madras currynoun

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

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chicken tikka masala
chicken tikka masalanoun

*** a dish consisting of roasted marinated chicken chunks in a spiced sauce

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pilafnoun

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

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thalinoun

*** 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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niharinoun

*** 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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rasamnoun

*** a spicy South Indian soup

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kachorinoun

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

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bhelpurinoun

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

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laal maasnoun

*** 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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phirninoun

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

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muthianoun

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

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chole bhaturenoun

*** 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 paneernoun

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

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kheernoun

*** 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
koftanoun

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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panipurinoun

*** 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 paneernoun

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

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