Dates are a good source of dietary fibre. They are rich in Vitamins A and B. The sugar content in them makes them the ideal energy boosting foods. They are also rich in iron and helps prevent anaemia.
Dates can be soaked overnight and eaten to prevent constipation. Dates, however, are high in calories and can cause weight gain if eaten in large quantities.
Dates are also high in potassium and good for the heart. Though they can be eaten as it is, dates also lend themselves well to certain dishes a few of which we have listed out for you.
Dates-Dry fruit Burfi
Make this mouth-watering burfi with dates, figs and condensed milk.