A combination of dates and milk will give you energy and increase your stamina.
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Eating dates with milk is a healthy food that benefits the human body.
Dates – a fruit that come from the date palm tree – contain potassium, magnesium, phosphorous, and zinc, as well as vitamin A, vitamin D, and antioxidants.
Milk also has many properties and is a rich source of calcium and phosphorus. Thus, consuming dates is a great way to replenish these nutrients in the body during fasting.
This fasting month, the combination comes handy especially in preparation of food for sahur.
Dates are particularly beneficial during Ramadan because they are high in sugar and vitamins such as potassium and magnesium as well as an excellent source of fiber and carbohydrates.
When fasting the body can easily develop mild health conditions like low blood sugar, headaches and lethargy.
A Tasty Date Milkshake
A netizen recently shared a delicious date and milk recipe for anyone who wants to try sahur with date milkshake or date milk.
Not only is it sunnah to eat dates for sahur, but it makes for a nutritious meal.
Fa Phong‘s recommendation is especially useful for those who don’t have time to cook anything early that morning, or no appetite to eat during sahur.
- 1 box of dates, choose the soft type (recommended to use rotab dates, they are soft, the seeds are small)
- Fresh milk/box milk
- Separate the dates and take the contents only
- Steam for 20 minutes
- Blend using a food processor until it becomes a paste (don’t mix with water to get a long -lasting date paste)
- Put in a bottle and keep it in the fridge.
- When you’re ready to break fast, add 1 cup of milk + 1 tablespoon of date starch. The 5-minute sahur menu is ready!
- This menu is suitable for young and old, including for children who are learning to fast.
Sharing Is Caring
Her step-by-step tutorial with pictures is highly commended by netizens, and her posting had been shared more than 6,700 times.
Netizens said the recipe will certainly be useful, as waking up for sahur is a regular part of the routine during Ramadan.
Easy to prepare sahur meals will give them more rest as they don’t have to wake up super early in the morning.
Besides the perfect sahur beverage that’s nourishing and filling, netizens also shared their own quick and easy sahur recipes for others to try.
At the same, the popularity of dates also presented business opportunities for netizens who are entrepreneurial.
Among them is Shaffieq Abdullah, who is selling the dates online, offering consumers with convenience, price and selection.
He said with so many variety of dates available in the market, it is important to choose the right ones.
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