Definition of handi in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhʌndi/

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noun (plural handis)

An earthenware or metal pot used in Indian cooking.
Example sentences
  • As soon as the mixture begins to leave the sides of the handi, turn the mixture onto a greased thali and flatten it out evenly with a greased rolling pin.
  • Let’s say you want to make a meal like the traditional one cooked in large handis.
  • Aside from the large handi, you may want to prepare food that requires marinating.


Hindi hā̃̄nḍī, from Sanskrit bhāṇḍa 'pot'.

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