korma

noun
kor·​ma | \ˈkȯr-mə \

Definition of korma 

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

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The mushroom empanada and chicken korma sandwich both hit the spot. Greg Wilson, The Mercury News, "Brewery Adventure: Fieldwork Brewing Company," 4 Mar. 2017 In the marchwagan korma, a curry from Kashmir, goat was cooked on the bones in a rich and intensely aromatic yogurt sauce. Pete Wells, New York Times, "Sahib, in Curry Hill, Lets You Eat All Over India," 21 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of korma

1832, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for korma

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

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