Curma-ladu, Cūrmā-lāḍu: 1 definition

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Cūrmā-lāḍu refers to a type of sweet dish, as described as described in the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.

(Ingredients of Cūrmā-lāḍu): samita, water, ghee, sugar and camphor.

(Cooking instructions): Make aṅgārakarkaṭī from samita and powder it. Add ghee and sugar to this powder. To impart fragrance, camphor is added. Make balls with this mixture and store it in a cool place. This preparation is known ascūrmā-lāḍu. Here also the dish is represent with a Marathi name by the author. The same sweet is also famous by the name churma-ladoo in Rajasthan.

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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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