tandoori
adjective Etymology: Hindi & Urdu tandurī, from tandūr Date: 1958 cooked in a tandoor <
tandoori chicken
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tandoori noun

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  • tandoori — [tän door′ē] adj. [Hindi < tandoor, clay oven < Turk tandur < Ar tannūr, portable oven, ult. < Akkadian tinūru] of or cooked in a tandoor [tandoori chicken] …   English World dictionary

  • tandoori — type of Indian cooking, 1958, from adjectival form of Urdu or Punjabi tandur cooking stove, from Turk. tandur, from Turkish pronunciation of Arabic and Pers. tannur oven, portable furnace, of Semitic origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • tandoori — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ referring to a style of Indian cooking based on the use of a tandoor …   English terms dictionary

  • Tandoori —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Tandoori (Eiffel).  Tandoori se dit des aliments cuits dans un tandoor et par extension la cuisine faite à l aide du tandoor. Les viandes (Poulet tandoori, agneau, poisson) sont enduites de yaourt mélangé… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tandoori — tandouri [ tɑ̃duri ] adj. et n. m. VAR. tandoori • d. i.; de l hindi tandour, tandoor « four à pain » (cf. angl. tanduri [1958]), altér. de l ar. tannur, même sens ♦ Cuis. Mariné dans une sauce épicée et cuit au four, à l indienne, en parlant d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tandoori — tan|doo|ri [tænˈduəri US ˈduri] adj [only before noun] [Date: 1900 2000; : Hindi; Origin: tanduri, from tandur clay oven , from Arabic tannur] tandoori dishes are Indian meat dishes cooked in a clay ↑oven ▪ a tandoori restaurant ▪ tandoori… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tandoori — UK [tænˈdʊərɪ] / US [tænˈdʊrɪ] noun Word forms tandoori : singular tandoori plural tandooris 1) a) [uncountable] an Indian method of cooking in which you use a clay container b) [countable] an Indian meal cooked in a clay container 2) [countable] …   English dictionary

  • tandoori — /tahn door ee/, adj. 1. baked or cooked in a tandoor: tandoori chicken. n. 2. a pl. of tandoor. [1965 70; < Hindi tanduri, adj. deriv. of tandur TANDUR] * * * …   Universalium

  • tandoori — Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary method of grilling chicken over a coal fire a type of Punjabi cuisine cooked in a Tandoor (which see); chicken and naan bread are commonly cooked Tandoori style …   English dialects glossary

  • tandoori — tan|door|i [ tæn duri ] noun 1. ) uncount an Indian method of cooking in which you use a clay container a ) count an Indian meal cooked in a clay container 2. ) count MAINLY BRITISH an Indian restaurant, especially one that uses the tandoori… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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