Yavajarotika, Yavaja-rotika, Yavajaroṭikā: 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

Yavajaroṭikā (यवजरोटिका) refers to a type of Roṭikā wheat dish, 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.—Roṭikas can also be prepared by substituting barley flour, black gram flour, split black gram flour and bengal gram flour at the place of wheat flour. These are called [viz., yavajaroṭikā, ...]. Roṭikās are generally called by the name chappathi (chapati). These are used as a common food in North India.

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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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