Definitions

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  • n. a green vegetable
  • n. the larger leaves and the seed capsules of Indian hemp which are used to make bhang

Etymologies

Hindi sabzī, literally, greenness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Here's one such easy recipe for "Stir Fried Noodles and Veggies" for those days or evenings when eating "roti-sabzi" is the last thing on your mind!

    Quick Eats: Stir Fried Noodles and Veggies

  • And the menu includes the pan-India favourite dal makhni, which is of course as Marwari as gattey ki sabzi is Punjabi!

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Madhur Jaffrey, the Indian chef and cookbook writer, tells that 'sabzi' is a word that came into northern India from Persian invaders.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • I've not made the Gujarati version of this - but have tried the rajasthani version - gatte ki sabzi.

    Rustic Gujarati Series: Rasiya Muthiya.....

  • I love this sabzi, this is almost how my mom makes it.

    Aloo Shimla Mirch Stirfry - Potato Bell Pepper Stirfry

  • The first course at these cooking demonstrations was invariably sabzi khordan , or soft herb salad.

    Persia's Private Cuisine Goes Public

  • Another is sabzi khordan, a plate of raw greens—scallions and watercress, mint and basil—which are eaten with the fingers, or tucked inside lavash with a slice of feta cheese.

    The 17 Day Diet

  • Norouz: Sabzi polo all over the world herbs for sabzi polo: dill, parsley, chives, fenugreek

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Served with fish alongside, sabzi polo, basmati rice with fresh herbs, is the traditional meal for Norouz, the Persian New Year,which happens to be today.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • I'm amazed to say that in the past few days, googlers searching for "sabzi polo recipe" have landed on this blog from countries as far and wide as ready?

    Archive 2009-03-01

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  • This refers to several green vegetables eaten fresh or cooked in various kinds of khoresht or in polou. Cilantro, basil, parsley, mint, etc. Persian words exist for each of these vegetables or herbs, but collectively they are called "sabzi".

    April 17, 2010

  • "green vegatable" in persian

    August 31, 2009