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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).]
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(Cookery) a curry-flavoured soup of Anglo-Indian origin, made with meat stock
[C18: from Tamil milakutanni, from milaku pepper + tanni water]
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(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
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nCurrysuppe f
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[ˌmʌlɪgəˈtɔːnɪ] nminestra al curry
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In the meantime, their traditions are being kept alive by people such as White-Kumar, who publishes cookbooks of Anglo-Indian cuisine: recipes such as mulligatawny soup, which blend Indian ingredients with British tastes.
Mulled wine and spiced cider are among the winter warmers you can enjoy inside, along with a festive food menu featuring hanging Christmas kebabs stacked with turkey, pigs in blankets and stuffing balls; gnocchi with mushrooms, butternut squash, Jerusalem artichokes, chestnuts and truffle oil; rotisserie roast lamb mulligatawny soup, and Black Forest chocolate brownies.
There's a vogue for revisiting some of these dishes, which is heartening to see, but while there's every chance we might see the renaissance of mulligatawny soup (a personal favourite) it's unlikely that we'll see a chaudfroid of chicken appearing anywhere again.
We had a choice of mulligatawny soup or sweet corn chicken soup, which were simple, healthy and comforting.
That was one of my few memories before I woke up from the emergency Caesarean and promptly vomited Mulligatawny soup over my new baby.
Today, the lounges will offer a variety of dishes such as mulligatawny soup, fish cutlets, cashew maluwa and a selection of Sri Lankan sweets.
The individual soups themselves are truly impressive and range from Beef Consomme with Porcini Mushrooms; Italian Wedding Soup; Thai Meatball & Coconut Soup; Chicken Mulligatawny Soup; and Teriyaki Salmon Ramen; to Broccoli & Parsley Soup; Egyptian Aubergine & Tomato Soup; Arame & Tofu Soup; and Bloody Mary Party Soup.
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.
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.
There's a quick review of essential Indian spices, and then you're off to create Mulligatawny Soup, Kerala Fish Curry, Pork Vindaloo, Kashmiri Potato Curry and sweet-sour Date and Tamarind Chutney.