Definition of rasgulla in English:



  • An Indian sweet consisting of a ball of paneer (curd cheese) cooked in syrup.

    • ‘The preference list charts out varieties of perishable items - flower baskets, bouquets, rasgullas, cashews, walnuts and raisins.’
    • ‘Here Indians don't always come from India, the Brahmins are Brahmins at all and the Bengals have never tasted a rasgulla.’
    • ‘Or they would come and whip up a magical meal ranging from kathi kebabs to a main meal of meats and vegetables, right down to rasmalai and rasgulla.’
    • ‘Milk is also used as a sweetmeat ingredient, especially for sandesh and rasgullas, in the form of fresh curd cheese (chhenna).’
    • ‘A good lunch with fish curry and juicy rasgullas will make our Bengal tiger regain his form.’


From Hindi rasgullā, from ras juice + gullā ball.