This is an easy dessert worth preparing with just 2 main ingredients: 'Red Apples and Red Dates'. Just recovered from a mild flu and was wondering how to boost energy.
Accidentally, came across a You-tube video on this dessert where the chef mentioned 'Eating apples and red dates like this will give you a good sleep, good energy, and good health'. Having these 2 ingredients available in my kitchen, I wasted no time to try it out.
This dessert is lovely, slightly sweet and sourish when you savor the bits and pieces of boiled apples and red dates. The sweetness of the soup is up to own preference as to how much of sugar you are adding in. I used Jaggery sugar [can substitute with rock sugar or cane sugar].
Recipe adpated from You-tube video [HERE] with modifications.
1 big red apple [seeded] - cut cubes
9-10 red dates - seeds removed, cut thick strips
1 tbsp Jaggery sugar
600 - 700 ml water
- Rub apple skin with some fine salt and rinsed well. Cut into cubes.
- Place cut apples and red dates in a saucepan or claypot. Add in water enough to cover ingredients [add more if you wish].
- Bring to boil over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add in sugar, cover with lid and continue to boil over medium low heat for another 10 minutes.
- Off heat and leave to steep for a further 5-10 minutes before serving.
- Serve hot or warm.