Khichri, Khichdi, Khichdi, vegetarian spicy porridge from a mixture of rice and beans, usually Masha, often with vegetables. One of the main dishes of Vedic cuisine. In India, is made from time immemorial. In Egypt, a similar name Kosari, Iran, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan mung Khichdi (Mastichari), and in England, kedgeree. According to supporters of Ayurveda, Khichdi is an excellent digestibility and balance of nutrients. It is believed that this food is easily digested, gives strength and vitality, nourishes all body tissues, helps in cleansing and rejuvenation of the cells. Khichdi is used by yogis during cleansing programs.