Chomchom

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Chomchom
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Course Dessert
Place of origin Tangail
Region or state Bangladesh
Main ingredients Milk, flour, cream, sugar
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Chomchom, cham cham, or chum chum (Bengali: চমচম) is a traditional Bengali sweet that is popular in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. It comes in a variety of colors, mainly light pink, light yellow, and white. It is also coated with coconut flakes as a garnish.

Porabari in Tangail District, Bangladesh, has been famous for about 150 years for a type of chamcham that originated with Raja Ramgore, originally of Balia district in Uttar Pradesh.[1] This sweet has an oval shape and brownish colour.[1]

Ingredients[edit]

The main ingredients are flour, cream, sugar, saffron, lemon juice, and coconut flakes.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mahmud Nasir Jahangiri (2012). "Sweetmeats". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 

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