|Place of origin:|
|Region or state:|
|Corn, milk, filled with cheese.|
|Recipes at Wikibooks:|
|Media at Wikimedia Commons:|
|This article is part of the series|
Pamonha (Portuguese pronunciation: [paˈmõȷ̃ɐ]) is a traditional Brazilian food. It is a paste made from fresh corn and milk, boiled wrapped in corn husks, turned into a dumpling. Variations may include coconut milk. Pamonha can be savoury or sweet. They can be filled with cheese, sausage, minced meat, minced chicken, pepper, or served plain.
It is associated with Festa Junina winter celebrations.
The name pamonha comes from Old Tupi language pa'muña meaning "sticky".
In Portuguese, the word 'pamonha' is also used as a pejorative meaning "lazy" or "foolish".
- List of Brazilian dishes
- Tamales, a similar dish made from a type of dry corn flour
- Zongzi, from China
- Chimaki, from Japan
- Bollos (Panamanian cuisine)
- "Significado de Pamonha, dicionário de português" [Meaning of Pamonha, Portuguese dictionary]. Dicionário do Aurélio Online - Dicionário da Lingua Portuguesa (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-10-22.
- Pamonha in the Portuguese Wikipedia
- "O sabor junino". Jornal Revelação On-line (in Portuguese). Curso de Comunicação Social/Universidade de Uberaba.
|This Brazil-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This cuisine-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|