What is fig called in Tamil?
Fig is called as "Atthi" pazham in Tamil. It is very good source of many nutrients like vitamins, calcium, fiber etc. It is available in fruit form seasonally and in dried fruit form throughout the year.
The Fig Roll pastry called a "Fig Newton" is a form of a general family of pastries called "Newtons," named after the city of Newton Massachusetts in the United States. The are filled with jam made from the Fig fruit. The Kennedy Biscuit Works had a tradition of naming their pastries after nearby towns of Boston.