bhindi masala

bhin·​di masala | \ ˈbin-dē- How to pronounce bhindi masala (audio) \

Definition of bhindi masala

: 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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First Known Use of bhindi masala

1983, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bhindi masala

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

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“Bhindi masala.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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