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|Place of origin||China|
|Main ingredients||Wheat flour, water|
|Literal meaning||thick noodle|
Cumian [tsʰu˥mjɛn˥˩] (lit. "thick noodles") are a type of Chinese noodle commonly used in the cuisines of northern China. In addition, it may also be found in Hong Kong, as well as in restaurants specializing in northern Chinese cuisine in other parts of China.
The noodles are made from wheat flour and water.
One well known variety is Shanghai cumian (上海粗麵).
- Udon, a similar variety of noodle from Japan
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