Pongal, Tamil Nadu

Description: Tamil Nadu's version of khichdi, known as Pongal, is typically made to commemorate the harvest season. It's a popular dish in South India.

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Gujarati Khichdi, Gujarat

Description: This khichdi comes in various varieties, including savory, sweet, and with or without vegetables. It's often served with sweet Gujarati kadhi.

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Bisi Bele Bhath, Karnataka

Description: A flavorful mix of rice, lentils, mixed vegetables, and aromatic spices, Bisi Bele Bhath has a spicy and slightly tart taste.

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Khichuri, Bengal

Description: In Bengal, Khichuri is made with rice, moong dal, ginger, and lots of desi ghee. It has a porridge-like texture and is a staple in Bengali cuisine.

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Bajra Khichdi, Rajasthan

Description: Rajasthan's version uses bajra (pearl millet) instead of rice. It's typically served with curd, homemade pickles, and garlic chutney.

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Bihari Khichdi, Bihar

Description: Made with rice, moong dal, ginger, chillies, and urad dal, Bihari Khichdi is topped with a mixture of tempered ghee and hing (asafoetida).

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