Kalmi (also knows as Safawi/Safavi) dates are known for their flavor and texture. Firm and filling, these dark colored dates are a delight to eat. Dry or soft (wet) dates are normally eaten out-of-hand. Dates are the fruit of the date palm tree, which is grown in many tropical regions of the world. Dates have become quite popular in recent years.Almost all dates sold in Western countries are dried.You can tell whether or not dates are dried based on their appearance. A wrinkled skin indicates they are dried, whereas a smooth skin indicates freshness.Depending on the variety, fresh dates are fairly small in size and range in color from bright red to bright yellow. Ajwa, Kalmi, Medjool and Deglet Noor dates are the most commonly consumed varieties.Dates are chewy with a sweet flavor. They are also high in some important nutrients and have a variety of advantages and uses.
- English Name: Dates
- Urdu Name: قلمی کھجور
- Scientific Name: Phoenix Dactylifera
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