Definition of makhani in English:

makhani

Line breaks: ma|khani
Pronunciation: /məˈkɑːni
 
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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'.

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