Definition of makhani in English:

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Pronunciation: /məˈkɑːni/


Denoting an Indian dish cooked in a rich sauce made with butter or ghee, onions, tomatoes, and cream: chicken makhani
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  • 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.


Hindi makkhani, from makkhan 'butter'.

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