Definition of kissel in English:

kissel

Line breaks: kis¦sel
Pronunciation: /ˈkɪs(ə)l
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A Russian dessert made from fruit juice or puree boiled with sugar and water and thickened with potato or cornflour.
    More example sentences
    • One doesn't have to waste much time and effort in order to make our kissels and compotes.
    • You will also love the honey mousse, and the tasty kissel made with sweetened cranberries.
    • I like my kissel a bit on the sour side, so I tend to use redcurrant juice, cranberries, rhubarb or lingonberries as a starting base.

Origin

from Russian kiselʹ, from a base shared by kislyĭ 'sour'.

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