Rasabali an iconic sweet of Odisha. Favourite of Lord Sri Baldevjew in Kendrapara
This is sweet news for people of Odisha, and even sweeter for particularly those who have a sweet tooth. State’s own famous sweet ‘Magaji Ladu’ is all set to get the coveted Geographical Indication or (GI) tag.
If Nimapara is famous for ‘Chhena Jhili’, Kendrapara is for ‘Rasabali’ and Nayagarh for ‘Chhena Poda’, Dhenkanal is famous for its ‘Magaji Ladu’.
Mayurbhanj’s indigenous red weaver ant chutney has been pushed for GI (Geographical indications) tag. The tribals have been consuming red ant based delicacies for ages and have evolved the recipe over the years. The scientists have addressed a letter to Ministry of Ayush for the GI registry of the superfood ‘Kai Chutney’.
The chilli specific to the Kuchinda region of the Western-Odisha district is very hot in nature and is cultivated by the local farmers as a cash crop.
As on date, there are 417 registered Geographical Indication (GI) tagged products, of which around 150 GI tagged products are agricultural and food products, the Centre said.
After several controversies between both the states (Odisha and West Bengal), Odisha finally got the much-awaited Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its culinary delight made of cottage cheese, Rasagola.
Cultivated Kalajeera rice is now being sold in New Delhi with the help of ORMAS and the district administration of Koraput. It is also being packaged and sold in retail shops.
The wine has a distinct sweet flavour and takes around one week to prepare while it can be stored for years. Various other tribes in the northeastern region traditionally make various types of wine and country liquor and consumed these among themselves.
Kendrapara’s popular delicacy ‘Rasabali’ may soon get Geographical Indication (GI) tag.
Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has issued notice to all the parties including the Odisha government in connection with the PIL seeking Geographical Indication (GI) tag for ‘Odishara Rasagola’ and scrapping GI tag received by West Bengal for ‘Banglar Rasogolla.’ Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), Chennai Intellectual Property Office (IPO) […]
Puri: At a time when the issue of Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Odisha Rasagola still remains in the logjam, Sri Jagannath Sena, a religious outfit, has come forward to fight for the tag. A three-member team of the outfit left for Chennai yesterday to submit facts and figure in favour of the State for […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to file Geographical Indication (GI) tag to ‘Jagannath Rasagola’ instead of Odishara Rasagola, a week after West Bengal got the GI tag for the ‘Banglar rasogola’. The government’s decision is based on conclusive report prepared after roping in suggestions from various stakeholders, experts, attorneys, and advocate firms regarding filing […]
Bhubaneswar: After West Bengal won the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for ‘Banglar Rosogolla’, Odisha is now gearing up to seek a similar tag for its own Rasagola sweet which originated from the State centuries back. MSME Minister Prafulla Samal informed that the government will apply for GI tag for ‘Odishara Rasagolla’ in the next seven […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is to seek GI registration for Odishara Rasagolla, as per an official statement from the Chief Minister’s office today. Rasagolla, which originated in Odisha, has been offered at Jagannath Temple in Puri as part of religious rituals since the 12th century by the Odias, read the statement, which was in reaction to […]