Mchadi is one of the major dishes of Georgian cuisine. Especially in western Georgia. It is also called corn bread.
Mchadi is an alternative of bread and is especially tasty with fish and nutmeg food.
In Ajara, Mchadi was having a cross sign on top. The tradition of preparing Mchadi with cross sign on top, was aiming to preserve the Christian religion in times of the Ottoman Empire in Ajara. On the other hand, they were saying that it was easier to slice Mchadi.