noun kor·ma \ˈkȯr-mə\

Definition of korma

  1. :  an Indian dish of usually braised meat or vegetables cooked with spices and often yogurt or cream

Origin and Etymology of korma

Hindi & Urdu qormā, of Turkic origin; akin to Turkishkavurma fried meat, from kavur- to fry, roast

First Known Use: 1832

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