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Verb. October 27, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

To flash cook mustard seeds, jeera, curry leaves, etc to top off a dish. All Tamilian food is usually talichukotified, ranging from rasam, sambhar, kootus to even curd rice. Equivalent of maaroing tadka on dal, albeit with a different set of spices.

Usage

"Curd rice tastes divine when talichikotified!"
Added 2011-10-14 by CalcuttaMaami

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Categories

Food and Drink