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pomfret (পম্ফ্রেট)

Language: Bengali

Description: Pomphret, white or silver pomphret (US: pomfret).

A very ghostly frozen silver pomfret, with many thanks to the amazing Fish Bazaar at 138 Chapman Street, Shadwell in London

Latin: Pampus argenteus/Stromateus argent
Ethnicity: Indian Subcontinent
Most frequent country: Bangladesh, India
Most frequent region: West Bengal
Also known as: chamna, kali chamna, pamplet, pomfret maach

See places: Bengali Food and Cuisine

See foods and dishes: halwo, surgunti

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