Ras malai or Rasha Malai is a dessert eaten in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh . The name ras malai comes from two words in Hindi: ras, meaning "juice", and malai, meaning "cream". It has been described as "a rich cheesecake without a crust."
Homemade ras malai is usually made from powdered milk, all-purpose flour, baking powder and oil, which are kneaded to form a dough, moulded into balls, and dropped into simmering milk cream. Flour is not commonly used in traditional ras malai cooking.