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Iraqi Basra Date Tarts Recipe Video
|Dates||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Oats||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Yogurt||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Rose water||1 Teaspoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1263 Calories from Fat 148
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17 g26.4%
Saturated Fat 8.1 g40.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 44.1 mg
Sodium 162.9 mg6.8%
Total Carbohydrates 269 g89.8%
Dietary Fiber 29.2 g116.9%
Sugars 189.1 g
Protein 31 g61.6%
Vitamin A 7.2% Vitamin C 4.6%
Calcium 55.5% Iron 35.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1.Put the yogurt in a coffee filter or a double layer of cheese cloth to strain overnight.
2.Preheat the oven to 375˚ F.
Pit the dates, and then mash them up.
3.Add a tablespoon of hot water to moisten them.
4.Add the oatmeal and walnuts and stir until the dates hold together.
5.Butter and flour the tart shells for easier removal.
6.Fit the date mixture into the shell.
7.Bake for about 10-15 minutes until they puff up a little and form a crust.
9.Mix the drained yogurt, honey, and rosewater.
10.Fill the date shells with the yogurt mixture.
11.Form a little oasis in the middle, and fill it with honey.
Toast the walnuts, and fill the little oasis of honey with the crunchy nuts and the tarts are ready to serve.