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Vegetables, especially when cooked.
- ‘We had a tasteless boiled sabji and a weird chana curry for dinner, probably because they didn't want us to spend too much time eating before our midterms.’
- ‘In the makeshift kitchen, it was a meal of rice and sabzi; sabzi without oil I was told.’
- ‘It's not his fault that he's so terribly finicky about his food - he even separates his cutlets and sabzi from his curry-dowsed rice - that's the way he's been brought up.’
- ‘En route we made several stops, to allow Saroj to buy the roti and sabzi she needed for the unexpected guest.’
- ‘Be it kebab, roast, fry, sabzi or a simple dal - nearly every Indian recipe calls for a dash of ginger.’
- ‘Supporting the event here are Bombay General Stores -- which has offered to serve a continuous stream of chapattis, sabji and dhal -- Bharat Electronics, Otis and others.’
- ‘He eats daal and sabji with his mama and daddy at the dinner table.’
From Persian sabz ‘green’.
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