korma

noun
kor·​ma | \ ˈkȯr-mə How to pronounce korma (audio) \

Definition of korma

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

Examples of korma in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Curry options include tikka masala, korma (cashew, almond and pistachio cream sauce), saag, coconut and vindaloo which can be had with chicken, lamb, shrimp, vegetables, or paneer. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "New Tarka Indian Kitchen opens today," 29 Jan. 2020 For a squash main course, the pea and pumpkin korma needs only a side of rice or flatbread to accompany it. Nik Sharma, SFChronicle.com, "Brown Kitchen: Squash does double duty in savory and sweet recipes," 22 Nov. 2019 On the menu: beef massaman curry, vegetarian korma and hundreds of sandwiches. Washington Post, "In the wake of bush fires, hunger-relief efforts mobilize in Australia," 17 Jan. 2020 Go with the lamb and beef meatball pizza ($17), where juicy nuggets of meat mix with a creamy korma gravy, melted mozzarella and sharp pickled red onions. Nick Kindelsperger, chicagotribune.com, "New Indian restaurant Superkhana subverts traditions: You can’t order rice, but there are flatbread tacos and butter chicken calzones," 9 Oct. 2019 India isn’t represented in Epcot, so head to A’taj , just outside one of the resort’s southern gates, for kebabs, curries and kormas in a fairly opulent setting that belies its strip-mall address. Jim Webster, Twin Cities, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 29 June 2019 India isn’t represented in Epcot, so head to A’taj , just outside one of the resort’s southern gates, for kebabs, curries and kormas in a fairly opulent setting that belies its strip-mall address. Jim Webster, Twin Cities, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 29 June 2019 India isn’t represented in Epcot, so head to A’taj , just outside one of the resort’s southern gates, for kebabs, curries and kormas in a fairly opulent setting that belies its strip-mall address. Jim Webster, Twin Cities, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 29 June 2019 India isn’t represented in Epcot, so head to A’taj , just outside one of the resort’s southern gates, for kebabs, curries and kormas in a fairly opulent setting that belies its strip-mall address. Jim Webster, Twin Cities, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 29 June 2019

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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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“Korma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/korma. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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