tandoor

[tahn-door]
noun, plural tandoors, tandoori [tahn-door-ee] . Indian Cookery.
a cylindrical clay oven, fired to a high heat by wood or charcoal, in which foods, especially meats, are cooked and bread is baked.

Origin:
1655–65; < Hindi, Urdu tandūr < Persian tanūr

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Early--before dawn--bakers spread the dough inside a hot tandoor, and let it bake for several seconds.
Tandoor specialties, curries and biryani dishes are served, as well as a handful of vegan entrees.
Tandoor dishes, curries and home-made naan bread are all recommended, as are succulent meat stews.
Vegetarians must make do with overspiced, tandoor roasted broccoli.
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