[Ads-l] Antedatings of dopiaza, korma, puri (1831)

Hugo hugovk at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jul 3 12:35:54 EDT 2016


Dopiaza, an Indian curry, has been added to the OED in the June 2016
update, dated 1841 (spelled "dopiyaza").

http://public.oed.com/the-oed-today/recent-updates-to-the-oed/june-2016-update/new-words-notes-june-2016/

Here's an 1831 in Arnot, Sandford, “Indian Cookery, as Practised and
Described by the Natives of the East”, in Miscellaneous Translations
from Oriental Languages[1], volume I, London: J.L. Cox,

[1] https://books.google.com/books?id=8_0wAQAAMAAJ

Page 19:

[Begin]
No.7
DOPIYÁZAH.
Take Meat, ½ ser (1lb. avoir.)
[End]

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The same book antedates the OED's 1832 korma (a curry). Page 18:

[Begin]
No.6
COMPOSITION FOR MAKING KORMAH.
Take Meat, ½ ser (1lb.)
[End]

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And the OED's 1838 puri (a bread). Page 28:

[Begin]
No. 17
PURI.
Take Flour,  ½ ser (1lb.)
[End]

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Hugo

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