Dates Pickle

Dates pickle

Pickles are very common in Indian kitchen. Nowadays pickles are prepared from almost all the vegetables from our kitchen. Every kitchen will be having minimum of 1 to 2 pickle containers. It is better to prepare pickles at your home itself, so that you can have preservative free pickles.

Dates are rich in vitamin A, iron, potassium, calcium and many more. Since they are a good for health, it is better to include them in your daily diet. Dates are used to break the fasting done in Ramadan month, as it provides instant energy.

Dates pickle is one of the most popular pickle which is served with Biryanis and special rices. This pickle is very easy to prepare. The taste of this pickle is sweet. This pickle is an easy to make side dish which can be prepared within minutes.

Ingredients :

  • Chopped dates, cut lengthwise – 2 cups
  • Garlic chopped – 12 pods
  • Vinegar – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 6 teaspoon
  • Gingelly Oil – 1/4 cup
  • Salt – as needed

To ground :

  • Skin of 20 dry chillies
  • Garlic – 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard – 1 teaspoon

Method of preparation :

  • Grind the ingredients mentioned under ‘ to ground ‘ with a little vinegar
  • Saute the ground masala in oil and add chopped garlic to it
  • Then add the dates and stir for 2 to 3 minutes
  • Now add vinegar, salt and sugar to it and mix everything well
  • Allow it to boil and wait till it thickens
  • Once the desired thickness is obtained, switch off the flame
  • Store the pickle in a bottle when it is cooled
  • You may serve this mouth watering pickle with Biryanis and special rices.

Dates Roll

Dates Roll

Dates have an excellent nutrition profile. These are high in calories since it is a dried fruit. Dates are known for their high content of natural sugars. It’s interesting to notice that dried dates have a higher calorie content when compared to fresh fruit. Pregnant women who eat dates regularly have a higher chance of delivering by natural labour. Here, I am introducing a recipe of Dates along with biscuit. Hope all will love it.

Dates roll
Dates Roll pieces

First let’s see the ingredients for this preparation.

Ingredients :

  • Butter – 150 gm
  • Sugar – 75 gm
  • Dates finely chopped- 250 gm
  • Biscuit(Mariegold/Arrowroot) – 200 gm
  • Egg – 1

Method of preparation :

  • Take a saucepan and add butter to it
  • After the butter gets melted,add sugar
  • Now add chopped dates when the sugar also melts completely
  • Add crushed biscuit pieces to it
  • Mix everything along with one beaten egg
  • Using a butter paper,roll this mix in the shape of a cylinder
  • Refrigerate it for 3 to 4 hours
  • After cooling,cut it into 1/2 inch small pieces
  • Our Dates Roll is ready to serve.