Dates


Also known as:
Khajur, Kharjura, Kharjuram, Tetikal Palam

Description:
Fruits grown on the date palm tree. Consumed both ripe and dry.

Commonly used in:
Desserts

Health Benefits:
An excellent source of energy. Dates are naturally sweet, rich in iron, fiber and low in cholesterol. Good laxative and antioxidant. Also rich in calcium, potassium and other minerals vital for growth.