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- ‘Punjabi's, where you'd get hearty khana at rock-bottom prices, was run by bewhiskered Sharma who had a limp and a military air.’
- ‘In her introduction, she describes how it was the experience of setting up home in England that sparked her quest for real Indian khana that did not take hours to prepare.’
- ‘The menu enfolds Kashmir classics such as dhaniwal murg, Rajasthani dishes such as ghatte ka saag, Avadhi delights such as kakori kebab and Punjabi khana such as rara ghosht.’
- 1.1count noun A meal.
Via Hindi from the Sanskrit root khād- ‘eat’.
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