mochi


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mo·chi

 (mō′chē)
n.
1. Cooked sticky rice pounded into a paste, formed into balls or cakes, and used to make sweets and savory dishes in Japanese cuisine.
2. A cake formed from such paste.
3. The variety of short-grain rice, having a sticky, glutinous consistency when cooked, used to make mochi. Also called mochi rice.

[Japanese, from Old Japanese.]
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LAHORE -- Toys and other goods were reduced to ashes when a fire broke out in a godown in Mochi Gate on Monday.
LAHORE -- Valuables worth millions of rupees were reduced to ashes when a fire broke out in a five-storey plaza near Mochi Gate on Monday.
The forces conducted searches in Chawa, Mochi Mohalla, Crusher Morh, Tandwal, Thandikassi, Iran Khanetar, Gambhir and Kakora areas.
Police said that, Food Safety Officer, Faisal Mirza, conducted raid at a honey factory situated at Mochi Mohallah in the limits of Civil Lines police station and recovered 160 kg fake honey.
He also slammed former president Asif Ali Zardari for his remarks against the Sharifs at the Mochi Gate rally.
In addition, the group will also present calligraphy, origami and demonstrate techniques of pounding mochi, stated a press release.
The former president was addressing a rally held at Lahore's historic Mochi Gate ground on Monday.
The former president was addressing a rally held at Lahore's historical Mochi Gate ground on Monday.
Traditionally known as Mizu Shingen Mochi, it is sold at very few stores and cannot be packed for 'to-go' parcel because of its short shelf-life.
Tenders are invited for Construction of community hall in mochi colony at jyothi rao pule nagar in div no.
Mochi is so humble, she never brags or boasts but I know that she is as proud of her new record as we are," her owner, Carla Rickert told Guinness World Records Tuesday.
Available from Ocado, the little spheres are filled with British ice cream and wrapped in a soft mochi dough.