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Ramzan recipe: Moroccan Stuffed Dates

By Rediff Get Ahead Bureau
June 06, 2018 12:55 IST
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Moroccan Stuffed Dates


A Moroccan sweet this recipe, which has been inspired by The Spruce Eats, is served during Ramzan and special occasions. Photograph: Courtesy Joy/Creative Commons


  • 500 gm dates
  • 150 gm almond
  • 60 gm sugar
  • Few drops of lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Cinnamon


  • Soak the almonds until the skin peels off. Add the almonds, sugar and cinnamon in a mixer and grind until you get a powdery mixture.
  • Add the lemon zest and butter and grind till you get a smooth paste. 
  • Cut the dates in such a way that you can remove the seed.
  • Roll the paste into small balls and stuff it inside the dates.
  • You can garnish the dates with coconut shavings, walnut and pistachio pieces or sugar granules. 

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