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10 popular dates in Saudi Arabia

by Ady Grewal Content writer
Though the almost the whole world has blessed with Islamic fruit “dates” but the Arab is highly appreciated in producing the dates of different varieties. And when it comes to what city of Arab is the most popular having incomparable dates, so Saudi Arabia is the most prominent rather than others. Plenty of people who go to Saudi Arabia for any purpose apparently purchase all kinds of dates to give surprise to their family and native people as well. 

Being an Islamic fruit it has tremendous significance among the Muslim community. Because it has been greatly recommended to Fast-Breaking (Iftaar) in the blessed month of Ramadan from the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. Numbers of Muslim follow the Sunnah of Prophet ﷺ by taking the dates while Iftaar (Fast-Breaking). However, you must take the dates for your loved one if you go to Saudi Arabia through umrah package 2020 Uk in order to perform Umrah. 
Let’s see the kinds of dates in Saudi Arab:

1.    Ajwah Dates

The unique combination of soft and dry makes Ajwah very popular in all over the world. It is considered the queen of all dates. There are several advantages of Ajwah dates regarding health. Prophet ﷺ said: “If somebody takes seven ‘Ajwa dates in the morning, neither magic nor poison will hurt him the whole day.” [Sahih Bukhari]

2.    Anbara Dates

 Anbara is larger in size but small in the seed. Having more fruit these are the most expensive Saudi dates. The color of the dates is brown and it is rich in protein. 

3.    Safawi Dates
 
Safawi dates are usually cultivated in Madinah. Its color is black which has packed with vitamins. These kind dates have healing characteristics because of having a plentiful number of minerals. According to one report that if these are eaten with an empty stomach, they have the ability to kill any stomach worms. 

4.    Barhi Dates 

Barhi is obviously an Arabic word which means “a hit wind”. Its color is yellow and has a crunchy texture. Its taste is like brown sugar or caramel. The physical look of these dates realizes not ripe but actually, these are full of ripe. Barhi dates are plucked with their thin branches and sold with them as well. 

5.    Sanghai Dates

Sanghai dates are cultivated in Riyadh zone and it is one the best dates to eat. They are light yellow to brown color and texture may appear to be wrinkle which never flakes. Because of mild in sweetness, however, they are one of the best dates. The combination of crisp and softness make them expensive in the real season. But they can be purchased at a reasonable price during winter. If you go to perform pilgrimage by getting December umrah package then you can buy Sanghai dates on cheap rates. 

6.    Khudri Dates

They have a dark brown color and in texture they are dry. Dates are rich in sweetness likewise other dates. As they are full of sweet, so the patients of diabetes should avoid to eat them. Due to reasonable price and freshness, Khudri dates are one of the most exported kinds of fruit. They are filled with fiber, potassium, magnesium, and minerals which obviously keep healthy. 


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