Kshudragramra, Kṣudrāgrāmra, Kshudra-agramra: 1 definition



Kshudragramra 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 Kṣudrāgrāmra can be transliterated into English as Ksudragramra or Kshudragramra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Kṣudrāgrāmra (क्षुद्राग्राम्र) refers to “unripe baby mango” which is used in the preparation of pickles (upadaṃśa) and represents a type of vegetable (śāka) according to 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.—Upadaṃśa is a section which describes only the properties of pickles. Their preparation is not described here. The pickles prepared by different items [like kṣudrāgrāmra (unripe baby mango), etc.] are described in detail.

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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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