Rich in various nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants, dates are popular throughout the world and are consumed as a dry-fruit.Many people around the world eat natural fat-free dates for a quick afternoon snack when they are feeling lethargic or sluggish.

Often when you exercise in a gym, outside or even on a stretching machine at home, you feel exhausted. A study published in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, dates rich in essential nutrients may help you regain your energy immediately.

People who follow Islam and observe fastings, break their fast by eating dates along with water. This also helps avoid overeating of food once the fast is over. When the body begins to absorb the high nutritional content of the dates, feelings of hunger are pacified.

Ingredients:

  • 20 Khajoor (Large Dates) (pitted)

  • 1/4 Cup Mixed nuts (almonds, cashews, walnuts, pistachios, peanuts or any other nut of your choice)

  • 1 Tbsp dry coconut powder (optional)

Method:

  1. Dry roast nuts for few minutes, set them aside to cool.

  2. To the same pan, add dates and heat them till turn soft.

  3. Add powdered coconut if using.

  4. Knead or blend the dates in a blender, set the blended dates aside.

  5. Add nuts to the blender and pulse them coarsely or chop them. Mix dates and nuts well or together blend them in the blender. (If u want put whole all dry fruits)

  6. Take small portions and roll them to balls or give them shape of your choice.

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