Date + Tahini Dessert

Khorma Ardeh


Preparation info

  • Serves:

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About

Often served at the end of a meal throughout the Persian Gulf, this simple yet delicious dessert consists of just a bowl of dates and a bowl of toasted tahini. At the end of the meal (usually some fish dish) you help yourself by picking up a date and dipping it into the tahini. The resulting mouthful is very satisfying and makes a perfect end to the meal. According to the Iranian concept of the yin and yang of food, garmi-o sardi, the “hot/garmi” date and tahini help to balanc