bhindi masala

noun bhin·di masala \ˈbin-dē-\

Definition of bhindi masala

  1. :  an Indian dish of okra cooked with spices and often other vegetables (such as onions or tomatoes) David helped himself to the food first, heaping rice and bhindi masala onto his plate, and began to eat. — Irina Reyn, What happened to Anna K.: A Novel, 2009

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Origin and Etymology of bhindi masala

borrowed from Hindi bhiṇḍī masālā, literally, “okra with spices”

First Known Use: 1983

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