Lapsika, Lapsikā: 5 definitions


Lapsika 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Dietetics and Culinary Art (such as household cooking)

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

Lapsikā (लप्सिका) is the name of “wheat dish” having Samita as its base ingredient, 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 Lapsikā): samita, ghee, water, sugar, cardamom and pepper. (Cooking instructions): Fry the samita in ghee. Add water along with sugar to it. When the mixture is solidified, cardamom and pepper are added to it. This sweet preparation is known as lapsikā. It can be compared with kesari, a popular south Indian sweet dish.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lapsikā (लप्सिका).—A kind of prepared food (Mar. lāpaśī); लप्सिका बृंहणी वृष्या बल्या पित्तानिलापहा (lapsikā bṛṃhaṇī vṛṣyā balyā pittānilāpahā) Bhāva P.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Lapsikā (लप्सिका):—f. Name of a kind of prepared food, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Lapsika in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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