Chomchom

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"Cham cham" redirects here. For other uses, see Cham Cham (disambiguation).
For other uses, see Chum Chum.
Chomchom
BD Porabarir Chamcham.JPG
Course Dessert
Place of origin Porabari, Tangail, Bangladesh
Region or state South Asia
Main ingredients Milk, flour, cream, sugar
Cookbook: Chomchom  Media: Chomchom

Chomchom, cham cham, or chum chum (Bengali: চমচম) is a traditional Bengali sweet originated from Porabari, Tangail, Bangladesh. It is a very popular dessert in Bangladesh and India. The cuisine comes in a variety of colors, mainly light pink, light yellow, and white. It is coated with coconut flakes as a garnish. The sweet is oval and brownish.

Porabari in Tangail District, Bangladesh, has been famous for chomchom for 150 years. For last couple of years most chomchom stores were shifted to Panch Ani Bazar, centre of Tangail city.

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Tangail is famous for its Porabarir chomchom
Tangailer chomchom

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

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