Definitions

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  • n. A mixture of pickled vegetables used in the cuisine of the Balkans and Middle East

Etymologies

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From Persian ترشی (torsh, "pickle")

Examples

  • She's as curvy as tabrizi bread, as sweet as sheer moz, as hot as morabaye bahar narenj, and as spicy as a bowl of felfel torshi.

    Mahmud Ahmedinejad's Wife--All Woman

  • Little did I know that she brought my mom gondi torshi in the hospital on the night after I was born to break her fast yes I was born on Yom Kippur, and yes my mom fasted on her delivery day!

    The Book, Auntie Mohtaram, and One Last Category

  • She gave us the recipe for gondi torshi, sweet and sour rice balls that were the traditional Yom Kippur fast-breaking meal for her in-laws.

    The Book, Auntie Mohtaram, and One Last Category

  • For side dishes Peter ordered torshi, which while translating vaguely as "pickle," included a diversity of vegetables that had been soaked in a very spicy brine; wara einab, which were grape leaves stuffed with small quantities of rice; and khaltay a rice dish made with raisins, nuts and chunks of meat and liver.

    From This Beloved Hour

  • By the way, try the torshi, a salty vinegary side of pickled peppers that goes with pretty much everything - in fact, dip your bread in it.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Oh, and I would like the best and easiest but good recipe for the pickle torshi left.

    Wired Campus

  • Vegetables are also eaten as incredibly tart pickles called torshi.

    The Poor Mouth

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