Maajun/khoraak Recipe

Maajun, also known as Khoraak, is a traditional Middle Eastern sweet treat made with a combination of nuts, dried fruits, and spices. It is a rich and flavorful dessert that is often enjoyed during special occasions and celebrations. The mixture of nuts and dried fruits provides a satisfying crunch, while the spices add a warm and aromatic touch. Maajun is typically served in small portions and can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a cup of tea or coffee.

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30minsPrep
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Ingredients for Maajun/khoraak Recipe

  • 0.17 cup Almonds
  • 0.17 cup Pistachios
  • 0.17 cup Walnuts
  • 0.17 cup Dates
  • 0.17 cup Figs
  • 0.17 cup Apricots
  • pinch Pinch Of Ground Cinnamon
  • pinch Pinch Of Ground Cardamom
  • pinch Pinch Of Ground Nutmeg
  • as required Optional: Honey Or Syrup For Binding
  • as required Optional: Powdered Sugar Or Cocoa Powder For Coating

Directions: Maajun/khoraak Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a food processor, combine a mixture of nuts such as almonds, pistachios, and walnuts, along with dried fruits like dates, figs, and apricots.
  • STEP 2.Add in a pinch of ground cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg for a fragrant flavor.
  • STEP 3.Pulse the mixture until it forms a coarse paste-like consistency.
  • STEP 4.Transfer the mixture to a bowl and shape it into small bite-sized balls or squares.
  • STEP 5.Allow the maajun to set in the refrigerator for a couple of hours before serving.
  • STEP 6.Serve the maajun as a sweet treat during special occasions or enjoy it as a snack with a cup of tea or coffee.

Cooking Tips

  • Feel free to customize the ingredients based on your preference. You can add other nuts like cashews or hazelnuts, and dried fruits like raisins or prunes.
  • If the mixture is too dry, you can add a small amount of honey or syrup to bind it together.
  • For an extra touch of sweetness, you can roll the maajun balls in powdered sugar or cocoa powder before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the maajun in an airtight container in the refrigerator to keep it fresh.
  • It can be stored for up to a week.
  • Serve the maajun at room temperature or slightly chilled for the best texture and flavor.
Nutrition
value
297
calories per serving
8 g Fat7 g Protein48 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    48g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    48g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    85mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    24mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    2mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    42mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    113mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp