Definition of kissel in English:

kissel

noun

  • A dessert made from fruit juice or puree, boiled with sugar and water and thickened with potato or cornstarch.

    • ‘You will also love the honey mousse, and the tasty kissel made with sweetened cranberries.’
    • ‘One doesn't have to waste much time and effort in order to make our kissels and compotes.’
    • ‘I like my kissel a bit on the sour side, so I tend to use redcurrant juice, cranberries, rhubarb or lingonberries as a starting base.’

Origin

From Russian kiselʹ, from a base shared by kislyĭ sour.

Pronunciation:

kissel

/ˈkisəl/