Bhrishtacanaka, Bhṛṣṭacaṇaka, Bhrishta-canaka: 1 definition

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Bhrishtacanaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Bhṛṣṭacaṇaka can be transliterated into English as Bhrstacanaka or Bhrishtacanaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Bhrishtachanaka.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Bhṛṣṭacaṇaka (भृष्टचणक) refers to “well fried bengal gram” and is classified as a type of grain (dhānya) in the section on tṛṇadhānya (grassy grains) in the Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Tṛṇadhānya-prakaraṇa discusses the varieties and properties of grassy grains [...]. The properties of [viz., bhṛṣṭacaṇaka (well fried bengal gram)] are also discussed herein.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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