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Definition 1 of 2

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Definition

any dish without gravy excluding rice or chapatis.

Usage

Customer: One chicken gravy and rice. Any dry items?
waiter: mutton fry, chicken fry, liver fry, brain fry, pork fry
Customer: one brain fry
Waiter: OK
Customer: Brain gravy item is there?
Waiter: No
customer: Ok
Added 2011-09-29 by porkipaya

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

Bheja Fry, Gravy dish, gravy item

Definition 2 of 2

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Definition

Dry item-Used by waiters in South Indian restaurants to mean starters like gobi manchurian,spring rolls etc.

Usage

loges-Tomoto soup 3/4
waiter-Saar,any dry items?
loges-ok, one baby khan manjuri
Added 2012-10-25 by othadei

Root

Maithili

Region

South India

Related Terms

Meals, Meals Ready