5 Best Types of Dates you must try in Saudi Arabia

5 Best Types of Dates you should try in Saudi Arabia
5 Best Types of Dates you should try in Saudi Arabia

5 Best Types of Dates

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has a lot of variety when it comes to dates. But we have made a list of the 5 Best Types of Dates you must try if you are living in Saudi Arabia. Also, it is part of the culture so why not enjoy this amazing sweet deliciousness.

Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date or date palm, is a flowering plant species in the palm family, Arecaceae, cultivated for its edible sweet fruit.

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5 Best Types of Dates you must try in Saudi Arabia

1. Ajwa

Ajwa Date

No List is complete without talking about Ajwa. The King of dates and one of the expensive kind. Eating Ajwa in the morning with Saudi Black Tea is the perfect combination.

2. Sukkari

Sukkari Dates

The crispy and sweet date is mostly used in gatherings. It is said that Sukkari lowers cholesterol and helps in preventing tooth decay. The date is mostly found in Qassim Region.

3. Safawi

Safawi Dates

The soft dates are packed with a lot of vitamins. The Dates are mostly cultivated in Madinah. People say it helps in killing stomach worms (but nothing scientifically approved).

4. Barhi

Barhi Dates

This one-of-a-kind yellow and a mixture of crunchy and soft texture are amazing. The taste of this date is like caramel. The dates become ripe or soft over time when kept in storage and they can be frozen for months.

5. Saghai

Saghai Dates

The Saghai is the date of the capital city Riyadh and cultivated here. The soft wrinkled dates with yellow tips give you amazing flavors in one date.

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