Meaning of dopiaza in English:



mass noun
  • An Indian dish consisting of meat cooked with onions and garnished with raw or fried onions.

    ‘chicken dopiaza’
    • ‘Traditional classics such as tandoori, balti, korma, pathia, dopiaza, madras and bhuna curries were there, along with a decent choice of chef's specials, and, I was pleased to see, no puddings.’
    • ‘I had a garlic chilly mince curry, and she went for a very nice chicken dopiaza.’
    • ‘Then there were: eggs, nuns, chicken dopiaza, tea, boroi, shosha, carrots, oranges, biscuits, bananas and a few items more.’
    • ‘Chicken curry, mutton dopiaza and shahi qorma are used by restaurateurs specialising in Indian food, with glorious abandon, so that one man's curry tastes suspiciously like another's dopiaza.’
    • ‘A dopiaza is made by adding half the onion early and frying it then adding the second half raw towards the end of cooking.’



/ˌdəʊpɪˈɑːzə/ /ˈdəʊpɪɑːzə/


From Hindi do ‘two’ + pyāz ‘onion’.