Khichdi is the Indian equivalent of chicken soup. A wholesome and comforting meal, it is made with a combination of rice and either green or yellow lentils. Lightly spiced, it can be eaten plain or with curd. Most of us have grown up eating khichdi when we are sick, so we tend to think of it as plain and boring. However, here are some surprising health benefits of khichdi that make it a great meal to eat even when you're well.