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Also Known As : Khajur, Chuare
Technical Name : Phoenix dactylifera


Taste Profile

Dates have a sugary taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Dates can be eaten as it is.
  2. It can also be added to salads, smoothies, oatmeal and desserts.
  3. It can also be used in cookies, muffins and puddings.
  4. They have long life if it is kept in the refrigerator and it retains their flavour.

Common names and forms

  1. Black Dates
  2. Date
  3. Date powder
  4. Dates (Kalmi)
  5. Dates (Medjoul)
  6. Dates (Omani)
  7. Dates From Oman
  8. Dried Dates
  9. Dry Black Dates
  10. Dry Dates
  11. Dry Dates Slices
  12. Fardh Dates
  13. Kalmi Dates
  14. Khajur
  15. Mabroom Dates From Saudi Arabia
  16. Natural Dates
  17. Pitted Dates
  18. Premium Dried Dates
  19. Pure Date Powder
  20. Raw Date Fruits
  21. Roasted Dry Dates
  22. Safawi Dates From Saudi Arabia
  23. Seedless Dates


Dates are obtained from palm family, Arecaceae. Usually, dates are harvested when the date fruit naturally dries. These are dark brown and fleshy. Dried dates are physically or chemically dried. They are shriveled and are hard.

Health benefits

  • Dates contain vitamin A, C, E, K, B2 and B6 that are important for the full-body health and wellness.(1)
  • It also contains iron which maintains the blood cells and regulates the flow of oxygen.(1)
  • They are rich in calcium that helps to prevent osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and dental issues.(1)
  • They are beneficial for pregnant women as it strengthens uterus muscles and helps in easy childbirth.(1)
  • They are also great for beautiful and healthy skin.(1)
  • They are beneficial for hair health as well.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose dates that are wrinkled and have glossy skin.

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