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Rabri refers to a milk-based sweet which is one of the highly acclaimed desserts from the north of India . Rabri which is also known as Rabadi is a rich dessert and one of the easy sweet recipes to make for Holi or Diwali Festivals in the country. It is produced in northern and eastern regions of India and made normally from buffalo milk, since it has a more creamy and chewy consistency and is garnished with almond and pistachios. This delicious and mouth-watering sweet is a concentrated and sweetened whole milk product containing several layers of clotted cream . It is a sweet by itself and is not much used as an ingredient of other sweets.

Rava Dosa refers to a spicy, crispy pancake dish made with Rava, rice flour, buttermilk, green chilies, onions and ginger. Rava is the cream of wheat flour and is commonly known is called Semolina. Rava gives a distinctly different taste to this variety of Dosa. Rava Dosa is usually served hot as breakfast food with Sambhar (Sambar ) and Coconut chutney .

Rainier cherry is an extremely sweet, flavorful, blush colored cherry grown in Washington State. In Oregon, The Northwest's combination of climate and abundant irrigation waters has also helped make this one of the nation's major fruit-growing regions. The Hood River Valley and the Medford area are two of the nation's top pear-growing regions, and just a few miles east of Hood River, around The Dalles, cherries reign supreme, with the blushing Rainier cherry a regional treat rarely seen outside the Northwest. The Willamette Valley, south of Portland, has become the nation's center for the production of berries, including strawberries, raspberries, and numerous varieties of blackberries. All these fruits show up in the summer months at farm stands, making a drive through the Willamette Valley at that time of year a real treat. Pick-your-own farms are also fairly common throughout the Northwest. So famed are Oregon's fruits that the Harry and David's company ships regional produce all over the country

Rickey refers to a cocktail made with gin, soda water and lime juice.

Rillettes is a meat paste made by simmering herbs and goose or pork in its own fat until tender, then pounding it to a smooth texture. Rillettes is the French term for "Pork or Goose Potted Meat"

Rob Roy refers to a cocktail made with Scotch, sweet Vermouth and bitters. Rob Roy is also known as Rob Roy Cocktail