kheer


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kheer

 (kîr)
n.
A sweet South Asian dish made by boiling rice with milk, sugar, spices, and sometimes nuts and other ingredients until it thickens to the consistency of gruel.

[Hindi and Urdu khīr, from Prakrit khīra-, milk, thickened milk, from Sanskrit kṣīram; akin to Middle Persian šīr, milk.]
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