Rasabali is a sweet dish from Orissa, India. Unlike some other popular Oriya desserts, such as Rasagolla which have spread throughout India through Bengal, the popularity of Rasabali remains largely confined within Orissa.


Rasabali bears the same relationship to Gulab Jamun that Rasmalai bears to Rasagolla. It consists of deep fried flattened reddish brown disks of chhena (ricotta cheese) that are soaked in thickened, sweetened milk. [cite web
] Flattening the chhena into palm-sized patties is done in order to allow them to absorb the milk more readily. The thickened milk is also usually lightly seasoned with crushed cardamoms. [cite web

Although Rasabali is popular throughout Orissa, arguably, the best ones can be found in the town of Kendrapara.

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ee also

*Chhena Gaja
*Chhena Poda

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