Definition of makhani in English:

makhani

Line breaks: ma|khani
Pronunciation: /məˈkɑːni
 
/

adjective

[postpositive]
Denoting an Indian dish cooked in a rich sauce made with butter or ghee, onions, tomatoes, and cream: chicken makhani
More example sentences
  • He had served dal makhani, with rajma in it instead of sambar.
  • Add garam masala powder to the dal makhani and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Dal makhani is one dish that I have never prepared at home.

Origin

Hindi makkhani, from makkhan 'butter'.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
adjective
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...