From Hindi खिचड़ी (khicṛī), from Sanskrit खिच्चा (khiccā). Compare khichdi.
kedgeree (countable and uncountable, plural kedgerees)
- (historical) Khichdi.
- A European dish of flaked, smoked haddock, eggs and rice.
1922, Ben Travers, chapter 1, in The Cuckoo in the Nest:
- Peter, after the manner of man at the breakfast table, had allowed half his kedgeree to get cold and was sniggering over a letter.