Definition of khichri in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɪtʃriː/


An Indian dish consisting chiefly of rice and split pulses.
Example sentences
  • Kedgeree, originally khichri, is a common Indian dish which was already being described by visitors hundreds of years ago.
  • Madhur Jaffrey says she has read descriptions of khichri written by travellers to India 1,000 years ago.
  • Green leafy vegetables can be given separately or added to dal and khichri, or stuffed in roti or Paratha.


From Hindi khichṛī, from Sanskrit khiccā, a dish of rice and sesame.

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