kedgeree

noun
ked·​ge·​ree | \ ˈke-jə-rē How to pronounce kedgeree (audio) \

Definition of kedgeree

1 : an Indian dish of seasoned rice, beans, lentils, and sometimes smoked fish
2 : cooked or smoked fish, rice, hard-boiled eggs, and seasoning heated in cream

Examples of kedgeree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brits, for example, morphed khichdi into kedgeree, adding smoked fish and egg. Priya Krishna, Bon Appétit, "Khichdi is Wholesome, Delicious, Quick, and Pantry-Friendly," 13 Apr. 2020 Remember when Daisy’s perfect kedgeree convinces the visiting Harold Levinson that English food (and English cooks) are legit? Jessica Yadegaran, The Mercury News, "Official Downton Abbey Cookbook: Eat and drink like a Crawley," 1 Sep. 2019 Begin with kedgeree, the rice and smoked fish combination that Brits make with elements of Indian food, or Coronation chicken, a dish invented for Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, when she was crowned. Sheryl Julian, BostonGlobe.com, "Say ‘I do’ to some classic British recipes," 17 May 2018 MAKE THIS Quick kedgeree with yogurt sauce Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Michael Austin, chicagotribune.com, "Knock back a crisp French white with this simple salmon and rich dish," 24 May 2017 MAKE THIS Quick kedgeree with yogurt sauce Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Michael Austin, chicagotribune.com, "Knock back a crisp French white with this simple salmon and rich dish," 24 May 2017

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First Known Use of kedgeree

1662, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for kedgeree

Hindi & Urdu khicaṛī, ultimately from Sanskrit khiccā

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Cite this Entry

“Kedgeree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kedgeree. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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