Definition of dhansak in English:

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dhansak

Pronunciation: /ˈdənˌsäk/

noun

An Indian dish of meat or vegetables cooked with lentils and cilantro: chicken dhansak
More example sentences
  • The most famous Parsi meat dish is dhansak, for which the meat is cooked with lentils, other legumes, and vegetables such as spinach, aubergine, and pumpkin.
  • Fresh Bombay duck in Britannia & Co, an old Parsee restaurant near the docks, is soft and floppy unlike the dried up, salty stuff I remember chewing as a child and the mutton dhansak turns out to be goat.
  • Just when you think you couldn't possibly see another choice, a new page opens up in the menu, hitting you with dhansak, dupiaza, madras and vindaloo.

Origin

Gujarati.

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Syllabification: dhan·sak

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