A snack food or a food topping similar to breading that is common in India. Most often Chevdo will consist of prepared bits of rice, beans and nuts however, other recipes for this food may include other ingredients such as corn, crushed ginger or ginger powder, bits of a chile pepper(Jalapeno)or chili powder, Rice Crispies, Cornflakes, mustard seeds, and salt.
Chevdo can be served as a snack or cereal mix similar to granola, as a topping with yogurt or cereal, or as an ingredient for a poultry stuffing. It is also commonly used as a breading to coat various meats or foods. Chevdo may also be referred to as Makai no, Makai ni Khichdi, and Makai Chevdo.