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Etymology/ Definitionगुडाम्लिकादिसंस्कृतमुदकादि द्रवं- पानकम् ।अ.ह्र.सू.६/३५ हेमाद्रि
ReferenceC.Su.27/279, S.Su46/390-391, A.H.Su.6/35 Hemaadri
Literary MeaningM / W – drink, beverage
Implied MeaningIt is a type of dietary recipe, which is mainly prepared by using grapes, green mango, dates, jujube, Indian gooseberry, lemon and Jamboo ( Eugenia Jambolana ).
ElaborationDecoction 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 )
Contemporary ColloquialSherbets

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