- Talk about apricots and for sure you will find my tongue wagging. I have a serious fetish for apricot drink.
When I saw the picture of the apricot drink “Qamardeen” in Rafeeda’s blog “The Big Sweet Tooth.” I had daydreams cuddling a cup of that. Then, dropped the perfect moment, Ramadan month, yipee. Loads of dry fruits in the markets. I headed straight to the sweet sweet sunshine apricots.
Back at home I couldn’t wait. I also felt my friends may like it for iftar so had to do it immediately. Well that’s just an excuse… I can’t wait, Now that’s the real reason.
You could check out the original recipe here,
and the scroll down for my version.
Changes in my version
I made a small quirk to the recipe as I don’t get any apricot leather , so, used soaked dry apricots. The result was fantastic with a touch of orange rind and rose water.
I have a huge batch of this baby now which at the rate that I am “tasting “, I just believe may not last for more than a day.
Don’t miss the beautiful apricots this season and do try out this recipe. Send me pics of your creations.
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Qamar al deen
Dry apricot drink from the middle east
- 90 gm dry apricots approximately half cup
- 1 cup warm water
- 1 tsp rosewater
- 1/2 tsp orange zest
- 3 cups drinking water
- In a bowl add the dry apricots
- Soak in the warm water for one hour.
- Into a blender add the soaked apricots the water it soaked in, orange zest, rosewater, and one more cup of water and pulse
- Chill in the refrigerator till serving time.
Serving: 50gSodium: 6mgSugar: 12gFiber: 2gPotassium: 262mgCalories: 54kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.02gSaturated Fat: 0.004gFat: 0.1gProtein: 1gCarbohydrates: 14g
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