idli

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See also: ídlį́

English[edit]

Idlis with coconut chutney.

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil இட்லி ‎(iṭli), Kannada ಇಡ್ಲಿ ‎(iḍli).

Noun[edit]

idli ‎(plural idlis)

  1. A Southeast Asian cake made from rice and lentils, whose ground mixture is fermented and steamed in a mold.

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References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

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