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Definition of "purée" []

  • An unleavened flaky Indian bread, that is deep-fried in ghee and served hot (noun)
  • A food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid (noun)

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  • To crush or grind food into a puree. (verb)
  • A type of unleavened bread from India and Pakistan. (noun)

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Use "purée" in a sentence
  • "There are a variety of reasons for this, including the facts that pumpkin puree is relatively inexpensive, easy to find, convenient to use and very consistent in color, flavor and texture."
  • "The word puree, meaning thoroughly crushed fruits, vegetables, or animal tissue, comes ultimately from the Latin purus, meaning “pure.”"
  • "(** The recipe calls for cake flour and if you only have all-purpose flour on hand, you can substitute 3/4 cup (105 grams) all purpose flour plus 2 tablespoons (30 grams) cornstarch.) (* If fresh sweet potato is not available where you live you may use canned sweet potato, yams, and pumpkin puree)"