Share this entry
rasgulla Line breaks: ras|gulla
Pronunciation: /rʌsˈɡʊlə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of rasgulla in English:


An Indian sweet consisting of a ball of paneer (curd cheese) cooked in syrup.
Example sentences
  • Milk is also used as a sweetmeat ingredient, especially for sandesh and rasgullas, in the form of fresh curd cheese (chhenna).
  • The preference list charts out varieties of perishable items - flower baskets, bouquets, rasgullas, cashews, walnuts and raisins.
  • 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.


From Hindi rasgullā, from ras 'juice' + gullā 'ball'.

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources