Meaning of dahi in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdəhiː/


mass nounIndian
  • Yoghurt.

    ‘a bowl of dahi’
    • ‘The bowls may hold vegetables such as eggplant, potatoes, beans, dal, and dahi (curds).’
    • ‘My personal favourite is the dahi, the taste of which is truly something else.’
    • ‘In summers it is dahi, set in a flat earthen vessel that is used in many a chaat.’
    • ‘So you could pick up 6 chapattis and some dahi on your way home.’
    • ‘Between mouthfuls of biryani, feast on the accompanying Mirchi ka Salan or Baghair Baingan, Dal Makhni, raitas, spread of salads, dahi, and tempting desserts.’


From Hindi dahī ‘curds’.