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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.

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

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. JOYKALI MISTANNA BHANDAR has retained the original sweet's taste of Porabari. This shop is running for almost 90 years and renowned all over Bangladesh for purity and quality.

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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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