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Kedjeree'

A stew of rice, vegetables, eggs, butter, etc. A corruption of the Indian word Khichri (a medley or hotch-potch). The word has been confounded with a place so called, forty miles south-west of Calcutta, on the Hooghly river.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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