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n. pl. mul·li·ga·taw·nies
A South Asian soup having a meat or chicken base and curry seasoning.

[Tamil miḷagutaṇṇī : miḷagu, pepper + taṇṇīr, cool water (taṇ, cool + ṇīr, water).]


(Cookery) a curry-flavoured soup of Anglo-Indian origin, made with meat stock
[C18: from Tamil milakutanni, from milaku pepper + tanni water]


(ˌmʌl ɪ gəˈtɔ ni)

a curry-flavored soup of East Indian origin, made with chicken or meat stock.
[1775–85; < Tamil miḷakutaṇṇīr literally, pepper water]
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Noun1.mulligatawny - a soup of eastern India that is flavored with curry; prepared with a meat or chicken base
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947


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[ˌmʌlɪgəˈtɔːnɪ] nminestra al curry
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Chicken Mulligatawny Soup (600g), Marks & Spencer, PS2.
One had to be careful not to slurp one's way through the mulligatawny soup during the quieter sections.
One had to be careful not to slurp one's way through the Mulligatawny soup during the quieter sections, while the papadums remained uncrunched for fear of spoiling the sacred mood.
The Scottish-inspired four-course menu includes mulligatawny soup with handmade onion bread, a gateaux of haggis, neeps and tatties served with black pudding and a Highland whisky sauce, roast sirloin of Aberdeen Angus beef, roasted potatoes and vegetables in a red wine sauce, and to round off, a traditional Scottish dessert of Crannachan Delice.
Mulligatawny soup is followed by Loch Fyne smoked salmon with haddock risotto.
You can sit in the gazebo and order the almost-forgotten Anglo-Indian dishes like a Mulligatawny soup or a mango curry.
Because of your scaremongering, I've wasted a fortune on sandbags, Kendal mint cake and mulligatawny soup.
Before I got into the party I also got into my stride and confessed that I was 43 when I learnt that Steak Tartare was raw meat and that the exotic sounding Mulligatawny soup was derived from the Indian words "Mullak thani," meaning "country water," or simply, lentil soup.
We have Mock Bird's nest Soup from China, Alan Wong's Red & Yellow Tomato Soup from Hawaii, Chicken Mulligatawny Soup from India, Portuguese Fish Stew, Swedish Soup with Dumplings, Lobster Bisque and Crabmeat & Brie Soup from France, Chilled Vichyssoise from England, Irish Stew, Leek & Potato Soup from Wales, chilled soups, Island soups, Mexicali Tortilla Soup, and finally Clam Chowder New California style, and many more from the American continent and others of hybrid or mixed origins.
In the past we've done mulligatawny soup, and Boston baked beans, both wonderful fireworks party fare, ideal for quick service and easy eating.