persian ranginak recipe

Ranginak (Persian Date Walnut Dessert)

If you do not have enough time but desire to make a delicious dessert, Ranginak is the best choice. Its recipe is so simple, and you can find the ingredients everywhere. Generally, there is no need to add sugar to Ranginak because the date -its main ingredient- is sweet enough. However, if you prefer it sweeter, you can add a little sugar to the flour. Ranginak is a rich dessert because of its walnut and date, so it is suitable for children when they ask you for something sweet.

Ranginak is a common Ramadan food, the month that people fast during the day.

Stick with me to make this delicious no-bake dessert in 7 simple steps.

Ranginak ingredients

We need the date, walnut, flour, butter, ground cardamom, and ground cinnamon to make these walnut-stuffed dates. For more details, please read the table.

Date250 grams
Walnut100 grams
All-purpose flour2 cups
Ground cinnamon1 teaspoon
Ground cardamom½ teaspoon
Butter200 grams
Ground pistachio, sugar, coconut powderTo garnish

How to make Persian Ranginak?

Step one

heating flour

To make the delicious Ranginak, first of all, let the butter become softer at room temperature. Then, sift the flour and heat it on low heat till making it golden.

Step two

Add butter to the flour and stir it well to liquidize the butter. Alternatively, melt the butter on low heat, then add sifted flour to it and mix well.

Step three

After that, add ground cinnamon and cardamom to the flour, and sauté it for 2 or 3 minutes. At this time, turn off the heat, but stir the flour not to burn it.

Step four

When the flour mixture gets cooler, pit the dates by pushing a straw in the middle of the dates.

ranginak covering

Step five

Put a piece of walnut in the middle of the date. Then place walnut-stuffed dates on a platter in the shape you prefer.

Step six

Now it is time to cover walnut-stuffed dates with flour and butter mixture. Then put the Ranginak in the fridge for 2 hours.

Step seven

Garnish Ranginak with coconut powder or pistachio. Finally, cut it into the appropriate size, and serve it with Persian tea; enjoy it!

date walnut dessert recipe

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