Glossary K

The food glossary +++ 'Kamias', 'Kinchay', 'Kaeng nua'

Kolace/Koláce refer to a round flat yeast buns with a dimpled hollow that is filled with jams, usually Povidla. Kolace is one of the popular sweets from Czech Republic. Likewise, Kolace are small cakes made of white flour with an indentation on the surface for a filling of poppy seeds, plum jam, or sweetened farmer cheese Kolac is the singular form of Kolace.

Khaja is a famous sweet of Silao, a village in Bihar between Nalanda and Rajgir. Khaja which is a regional specialty is a crisp-fried oblong sweet made of layers of kneaded flour dipped in syrup. Khaja is a food to try when in Nalanda in India.. Nalanda is one of the greatest centers of learning in the ancient times and is located in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. A small village now, Nalanda is situated around 72 km off Patna, the capital of Bihar and is part of the Buddhist Circuit that also includes Bodh Gaya and Rajgir. The village has a good network of roads that connects it to the other cities of the state.

- Kubez (Bread) : Kubez is one of the staple food of the Arabs that refers to a flat, unleavened bread that accompanies almost every dish.
Kharuf Mahshi, baby lamb stuffed with rice, nuts and raisins, rubbed outside with a paste of onion crushed with cinnamon, cloves and cardamom and browned all over in bubbling sawn, clarified cow or goat butter, before roasting. Kharuf Mahshi is mostly served and eaten during a Saudi Arabian feast.

Kairi Murg refers to a chicken dish made of chunks of chicken meat cooked with raw mangoes, garlic, ginger and small amount of ground chili. Kairi Murg is a very common dish in the Deccan and one of Hyderabadis favorite dishes. Deccan refers to the Deccan Plateau, a large plateau in India which makes up the majority its southern part.

Kurt refer to salty dried cheese balls, one of the traditional foods from Kazakhstan.