|Region or state||Odisha|
|Associated national cuisine||Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi|
|Serving temperature||Room temperature or chilled|
|Main ingredients||Milk, sugar, saffron, cardamom|
|Cookbook: Khira sagara Media: Khira sagara|
Khira sagara (Odia: ଖିର ସାଗର) is an Odia sweet dish that literally translates to ocean of milk in the Odia language. The sweet has depiction in the Hindu mythological scripture about Lakshmi serving Vishnu and Madhusudana with it.
Khira sagara consists of marble-sized balls of chhena cheese soaked in sweetened, condensed milk. Saffron and cardamoms are the typical seasonings that are added to this dish. Khira sagara is typically served either at room temperature or slightly chilled.
- Asoka Kumar Rath (1987). Studies on some aspects of the history and culture of Orissa. Punthi Pustak.
- The Orissa Historical Research Journal. Superintendent of Museum. 1990.