|Etymology/ Definition||कृशरा तिलतण्डुलमाषकृता यवागूः । सु.सू.४६/४६ डल्हण|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – a dish consisting of sesamum and grain ( mixture of rice and peas with a few spices )|
|Implied Meaning||Gruel which is prepared with sesame seeds, rice and black gram, is called Kris`haraa .|
|Elaboration||It increases Kapha and Pitta , promotes strength and pacifies Vaata . As per S`haarangadhara, Yavaagoo is prepared from grains like rice, sesame ( Tila ), green gram ( Mudga ), black gram ( Maasha ) in which one part of the grains is mixed with six parts of water and is cooked till a thick preparation is made. ( Sh. S. M. 2 / 166 ).|
If Kris ` haraa is consumed along with Ghee , then it is satiating, heavy to digest, supporting to body constituents and aphrodisiac.
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