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Algerian stuffed dates

Maltši Tamr ( Algerian Stuffed Dates)

An easy and wonderful end to you Algerian meal.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Algeria
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 215kcal
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.


Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 360mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 82IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg