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Dhaaba

\Dha-Baa\
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Definition

Roadside eatery - usually off highways.
Used to be for truck drivers before they later became trendy for Yuppie post party late night dinners. Some Dhaabas these days cater exclusively for city people with few truckers stopping there.

Usage

HIGHWAY ON MY PLATE
Rocky to Mayur:
We can stop at a roadside dhaaba and have some fresh lassi, Tandoori Roti with chicken for me and paneer for you.
Added 2011-07-21 by Impolitika

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Terms referencing this

Kaala Teetar, Tadka Dal, thattukada, Bunchaapi Daaba, Taj