Which is better dry dates or wet dates?
While some people prefer to eat wet dates, the vast majority choose to enjoy the taste of dri dates, WHY??. Simply, The concentration of minerals and vitamins in dried dates are higher than wet dates. As a result, the flavor of dried dates is strong. Moreover, dried dates last longer than wet dates. Even though fresh dates are difficult to chew, they are consumed because of their high concentration of fiber.
There are two techniques to dry dates, either natural one using the sun’s light or dehydrating machines. In the first way, dates are exposed to sun’s light for long time. This process is done in the summer since this process require warm weather and strong sun light. The second way, electrical machines ”dehydrators” are used to dry dates.
Health Benefits of Dried Dates :
- High source of energy. Try to start your morning with odd number of dates and you will see how energetic you are.
- They can be used in many dishes such as cereal, desserts, etc. . In fact, some kinds of dates are used as substitutes of sugar.
- As it is mentioned above, dry dates have a lot of minerals and vitamins
- High source of fiber.
- Improve the immune system because of their high concentration of antioxidants.
Types of dry dates :
Medjool Date One of th best types of dry dates is medjool date. Medjool date fruit is produced in many areas like Arizona,Florida, California and the Middle East, but the most popular one is produced in California, for this reason people name it california medjool dates. Medjool dates’ taste is delicious in a way that resembles the taste of caramel and leaves a long-lasting impression in the mouth. Medjool dates are distinguished by their large size, due to their sugary taste and freshness.
Deglet Noor Dates :
Deglet Noor dates are originally found in Algeria, the organic Noor Deglet dates were first introduced at California over 100 years ago. They are Classified as semi-dry dates and oval-like shape. Deglet Noor Dates are less sugary than Medjool Dates, but they have special sugary taste.
Ajwa dates are known as one of the most luxurious types of dates. It grows exclusively in Madinah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
kurma Ajwa dates’ characters range from a dark brown to a dark black color with white wrinkles.
There are two types of Ajwa dates: Dry and Soft. Nowadays, Ajwa dates are classified according to their size and weight of the fruit, a good Ajwa date has curly, black and good texture. Ajwa date is distinguished by its sugary taste that can be used as sugar substitute.
Khudri Dates :
Khudri date is dark brown date, dry and sweet. They have wrinkled skin(not much) and they may be either large or small, it depends on the variety of the date. They’re one of the most exported dates because of their freshness and reasonable prices. Speaking about Khudri Dates have several health benefits that can be noticed once they are consumed in a regular basis.
Saghai Dates :
Saghai dates are soft and have delicious sweetness . Saghai dates grow in the Arabian Peninsula. Their color is golden brown, golden on its tip and dry – not fresh date – and on the rest of the body they are brown and soft. Saghai Dates have a sweet favor.
Dry Dates Names in Hindi :
Dry dates named with multi names in hindi like:
- Sukha Khajur dates
- Kharik dates
- Chuhara dates
People search about chuara in English because they don’t know that is hindi name for dry dates.ther are many spelling for that name ( chhuhara / chohara / chuara )
Dry Dates Price
chhuhara price different depend on its category and quality we show different kharek price per kg in the following list:
- ajwa khajoor 1kg price : from 18$ – to 30$
- khajoor 1kg price : from 3$ – to 6$