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Who discovered Rassgulla(bengali sweets)?

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Asked by Koushik Sheet, 13 Feb '10 03:27 pm
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Rasgulla is a very popular cheese based, syrupy sweet dish that made its debut in Orissa[It is supposed to have been a traditional Odia dish for centuries[]. Arguably, the best rasgullas in Orissa were made by the Kar brothers, the descendants of a local confectioner, Bikalananda Kar, in the town of Salepur, near Cuttack]. Another variant of this dish that is made in the town of Pahala, located between the cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, is also very popular locally[9]. According to one prominent theory, the rasgulla owes its origin to the town of Puri in coastal Orissa. In this town, the dish has been the traditional offering to the Hindu goddess, Lakshmi, the consort of the Puri temple's main deity, Jagannath[Eminent historian, J. Padhi has claimed that "the rasgulla is more than 600 years old. It is as old as the Rath yatra in Puri]. In fact, it is an age-old custom inside the temple to offer rasgullas to Lakshmi in order to appease her wrath for being ignored, immediately follow ...more
Answered by iqbal seth, 14 Feb '10 08:10 am

 
  
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It is an Oriya sweet but patent with Bengali......
Answered by pradeep mishra, 13 Feb '10 03:30 pm

 
  
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Who discovered Rassgulla??...beautiful question...to answer this u hav to go bak to the Aadikaal wen Bhagwaan was making the World...which is also a Gulla.
He made the Gulla(round)..with all the ingredients sweet that he cud find handy...meaning he made the world with all kinds of ppl...sweet ppl who thronged the earth and made life happen....but Bhagwan kept on thinking theres something truly missing...that flow of the sweetness was missing...and he was looking here n there....
Suddenly Mrs Bhagwan came into the scene and started scolding him that why he is wasting so much time n not being with her. Then Bhagwan started to pacify His Mrs..." Tunhu momo mono-praano hey..." He sang...going after Mrs Bhagwan..:))
Just then my frnd...the Love that flowed from his words became the Rass. Bhagwan then collected all that Rass n created separate gulla(world) and immersed it in that Rass...and then he gav His dictat to the ppl of the world that only those who can identify His Love can get al ...more
Answered by sumita ganguly, 13 Feb '10 03:48 pm

 
  
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Let me be honest-It is not me !!
Answered by SriniVenkat, 13 Feb '10 03:30 pm

 
  
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It is a very old recipe from Orissa, most likely from Puri. It is a traditional item that is cooked during the Rath Yatra festival as an offering to the deity. In the nineteenth century, some Bengali confectioners discovered the recipe - the first "wet" chhena dish and a pleasant change from the dry Sondesh that Bengalis ate - and started marketing it. Thus it eventually became associated with Bengal.
Answered by Sanjoy Das, 24 Mar '10 05:19 am

 
  
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It was ,as is widely told , Horu Moyra of Bagbazar of Kolkata, who first made this unique sweets to satisfy the sweet loving sentiments of the then Babus of Bengal .His reference we can have from BHOLA MOIRA , the song of famous singer of BENGALI KAVIGAAN , BHOLA was deciple of HORU MOIRA ---Bhola introduced himself in the song as --"Aami sey Bholanah noirey , sey Bholanath noi --aami moira Bhola , Horur cheyla Bagbajarey roi " Rference --Bengali film --ANTONY FIRINGI
Answered by HARIJIBAN BANERJEE, 13 Feb '10 04:05 pm

 
  
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