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Kofte is a Turkish term describing ground meats, bulgur, and/or rice.

Kadipatha is a Hindi word for "curry leaves". It is also known as small leaves which a bit like bay leaves.

Knipp also known as Bremer Knipp refers to the traditional food from Bremen, Germany and a specialty of the Lower Saxony.

Kaeng is a Thai word for curry. Kaeng is also a word used in Thailand to show that there is liquid in a dish. There are many varieties of Kaeng dishes from Thailand, some with red curry, some with green curry, among them are:

Kitfo refers to an Ethiopian spiced beef tartare. Likewise Kitfo refers to raw or very rare ground beef marinated in a very hot chilli powder. It is one of the national specialties of Ethiopia.

Other definition:
Kitfo refers to ground raw beef which is considered the dessert of the meal in Ethiopia. Kitfo was traditionally, the staple of Ethiopan diet, but nowadays and in the modern era, the elite members of the society shunned it in favor of cooked beef.

Kitcha refers to Eritrea's unleavened, thin and flat wheat bread which is one of the staple foods of the country. Kitcha is unleavened flat wheat bread is one of the staple foods of Eritrea.

Eritrea is located in eastern Africa north of Ethiopia, hence many of the country's traditional foods are similar to those of Ethiopia, like the Injera.