|Etymology/ Definition||गुडाम्लिकादिसंस्कृतमुदकादि द्रवं- पानकम् ।अ.ह्र.सू.६/३५ हेमाद्रि|
|Reference||C.Su.27/279, S.Su46/390-391, A.H.Su.6/35 Hemaadri|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – drink, beverage|
|Implied Meaning||It is a type of dietary recipe, which is mainly prepared by using grapes, green mango, dates, jujube, Indian gooseberry, lemon and Jamboo ( Eugenia Jambolana ).|
|Elaboration||Decoction added with sugar is again cooked on mild fire for sometime till it thinly sticks to ladle but is in liquid form. This is called Paanaka .|
Paanaka has mainly sour, sweet taste and cold potency.
In classical texts various Paanaka are described as: Dhaanyaka Paanaka ( Bhaavaprakaas ` ha ), Jambeera Paanaka ( prepared by using Citrus medica )
Last updated on June 16th, 2021 at 04:53 am