Definition of khana in English:



mass nounIndian
  • 1Food.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    1. 1.1count noun A meal.


Via Hindi from the Sanskrit root khād- ‘eat’.