Definition of bhuna in English:

bhuna

Syllabification: bhu·na
Pronunciation: /ˈbo͞onə
 
/
(also bhoona)

noun

  • A medium-hot, dry curry originating in Bengal, prepared typically by frying meat with spices at a high temperature: lamb bhuna
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    • The menu is vast, featuring traditional dishes of every kind including balti, tandoori, biryani, korma, bhuna, rogan josh - and even English dishes.
    • Traditional classics such as tandoori, balti, korma, pathia, dopiaza, madras and bhuna curries were there, along with a decent choice of chef's specials, and, I was pleased to see, no puddings.
    • The choice of main meals ranged from a selection of traditional dishes, such as rogan josh, bhuna and korma, priced from between £3.10 to £5.95, to a list of house specialities, which were slightly more expensive.

Origin

1950s: from Bengali Urdu bhunnā 'to be fried', ultimately from Sanskrit bhrajj 'fry, parch, roast'.

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