List of Foods Starting with K

The letter K is the eleventh letter of the English alphabet. Here is a list of foods that begin with the letter K, along with their definitions.

Common Foods Beginning with K

  • Kale: A large edible leafy green vegetable that is often eaten cooked.
  • Kebab: A dish meat roasted or grilled on a skewer.
  • Ketchup: A tomato sauce that is often used as a condiment.
  • Kettle Corn: A variety of popcorn that is typically covered in a butter, sugar and salt mix.
  • Kidney Beans: A bean that has an oval-shaped brown shell and a small white interior.
  • Kipper: A type of fish that is usually smoked.
  • Kiwi: A type of fruit that has a brown coating and a light green flesh.
  • Kohlrabi: A vegetable that is similar to a broccoli, but with a more bulbous stalk.
  • Kumquat: A fruit that is similar to an orange.

Indian Foods Beginning with K

  • Korma: A mild creamy curry made of chicken, lamb or vegetables.
  • Kulfi: A frozen dessert made from milk and cream.

Oriental Foods Beginning with K

  • Khao Man Gai: [Thai] A sticky rice and chicken dish.
  • Khao Mu Daeng: [Thai] A dish of pork leg served with rice.
  • Khao Na Ped: [Thai] A steamed rice and sliced duck dish.
  • Khao Pat: [Thai] A rice dish with fish or chicken.
  • Kung Pao: [Chinese] A spicy stir-fried dish with cubes of chicken, peanuts and vegetables.

Middle Eastern Foods Beginning with K

  • Kanafeh: A dessert made of thin layers of dough filled with cheese and drenched in sugar syrup.
  • Kibbeh: A family of fried dishes based on on ground meat, grain, onions and spices fried.
  • Kofta: Meatballs, generally served in a tomato sauce with pasta or rice.

African Foods Beginning with K

  • Kachumbari: Chopped tomato, cucumber, onion and chili pepper with fresh lime juice.
  • Kedjenou: [Ivorian] Chicken in a thick sauce of onions, tomatoes, and peppers.
  • Kelewele: [Ghanaian] Spicy plantain chips often eaten with groundnut sauce.
  • Kenkey: [West African] A type of sourdough dumpling.
  • Kitcha: [Ethiopian] A type of unleavened bread made from wheat flour.
  • Kitfo: [Ethiopian] Minced raw beef spiced and cooked in mitmita.
  • Konkonte: [Ghanaian] A dish made from dried and pounded cassava, and usually eaten with soup.
  • Kuli-Kuli: [West African] A popular snack made from peanuts.