Chomchom

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Chomchom
BD Porabarir Chamcham.JPG
CourseDessert
Place of originPorabari, Tangail, Bangladesh
Region or stateIndian subcontinent
Associated national cuisineIndia, Bangladesh, Pakistan
Main ingredientsMilk, flour, cream, sugar

Chomchom, cham cham, or chum chum (Bengali: চমচম) is a traditional Bengali sweet, popular in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. The cuisine comes in a variety of colors, mainly light pink, light yellow, and white. It is coated with coconut or mawa flakes as a garnish.

History[edit]

The history of Porabari chamcham, an oval-shaped brownish variety of chomchom from Porabari in Tangail District of Bangladesh, dates back to mid-19th century. The modern version of this dish was made by Matilal Gore, based on a sweet dish prepared by his grandfather Raja Ramgore, who was a native of Ballia district in Uttar Pradesh, India.[1]

Ingredients[edit]

Bangladeshi Town of Tangail is famous for its "Porabari"'s chomchom, JoyKali Mistanna Bhandar
Tangail's chomchom

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

  • Cham cham
  • Famous porabari chomchom is found in (জয়কালী মিষ্টান্ন ভাণ্ডার) [1] JOYKALI MISTANNA BHANDAR, TANGAIL.