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[mass noun] Rice, especially as part of a dish.‘egg chawal’
- ‘This is called beras by the Malays, fan by the Chinese, and arisi or chawal by Indians.’
- ‘The salan roti (curry and nans) is being served far too early in the meal and before know you it the trifle and mithay chawal (sweet rice).’
- ‘What followed was the most awaited event, the delicious langar (Guru's Prasad) comprising soft and delicious rotis, palak paneer, the irresistible rajma chawal, dal and crisp jalebis.’
- ‘They are very happy to have daal chawal, lots of love, and an owner serenading them!’
From Hindi cāval.
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