Definition of dum in English:

dum

Syllabification: dum
Pronunciation: /dəm
 
/

adjective

Indian
  • Cooked with steam: dum aloo
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    • Sample sheek kabab, sink your teeth into tandoori chicken or relish dum ka murgh.
    • It is particularly used to flavour dishes cooked by the dum method, i.e. baked in a sealed pot.
    • From the much popular dum aloo to rajmah, the ones to look out for are nadir yakkhn or lotus stems in yogurt gravy, tsok vangun which is deep-friend brinjal in tamarind flavoured gravy and haakh, a typical Kashmiri saag made in mustard oil.

Origin

from Hindi dam.

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