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puri

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Pronunciation: /ˈpuːri
 
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Definition of puri in English:

noun (plural puris)

(In Indian cookery) a small, round piece of bread made of unleavened wheat flour, deep-fried and served with meat or vegetables.
Example sentences
  • Where else in Kochi, but Kadavanthara can one find people enjoying bhel puris, paani puris, paav bhaajis, gol gappas and samosas from the row of chaat stalls.
  • Little stalls on wheels serve up ‘tiffin’: banana chips, grilled corn on the cob on a stick, vegetable bhajis, bel puri, little rice batter puffs with a stew of channa poured into them.
  • With around 13 varieties of chaat, the fest features paav bhaji, dehi puris, fruit chaats, kachories etc, will be on till June 16.

Origin

via Hindi from Sanskrit pūrikā.

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