A khichdi feast is prepared in Mannarsala, Kerala. Picture: Alamy

How khichdi, mix of lentils and rice, became India’s ‘national dish’, and its almost infinite varieties

The ancient, humble staple is popular around the country, where everyone seemingly has their own recipe for it, and has been enjoyed by peasants and emperors alike for thousands of years

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A khichdi feast is prepared in Mannarsala, Kerala. Picture: Alamy
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