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Algerian stuffed dates

Maltši Tamr ( Algerian Stuffed Dates)

Course Dessert
Cuisine Algeria
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Author International Cuisine


  • 12 fresh dates
  • ½ cup ground almonds
  • 2 tablespoons pistachio nuts very finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Orange flower water
  • Powdered sugar for garish


  • With a sharp knife, make a slit down the length of each date and carefully remove the seed.
  • In a bowl, mix together the ground almonds, chopped pistachio nuts, and granulated sugar.
  • Add enough orange flower water to make a smooth paste.
  • Stuff the paste into the dates.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • Serve with hot mint tea.