Lukhmi

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Lukhmi
Hyderabadi lukhmi.JPG
CourseStarter or snack
Place of originIndia
Region or stateHyderabad, Telangana
Main ingredientsMince meat, flour, yogurt

Lukhmi (Urdu: لقمی‎) is a typical mince savoury or starter of the cuisine of Hyderabad, Telangana, India.[1] It is a local variation of samosa. The snack's authentic preparation includes stuffing with mutton-mince kheema (ground meat). It is a non-vegetarian derivative of the samosa although, unlike the latter, the lukhmi is shaped into a flat square patty.[2]

The word comes from loqma or morsel.

Ingredients[edit]

Mince meat (kheema), flour and yogurt.

Preparation[edit]

Prepare the dough in yogurt, mixing it thoroughly until it becomes very smooth, and stuff it with minced meat.

Kheemey-ki-Lukhmi is still served as a starter in the authentic Hyderabadi weddings and other celebrations.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metro Plus Delhi / Columns : The Sheen of Hyderabad". The Hindu. 22 February 2007. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Badiya biryani". The Hindu. 14 September 2004. Retrieved 7 March 2014.

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