Apricot Drink-Qamar al din
Here is a simple recipe for qamar al din, a drink made with dried apricots that's popular in the Middle East, especially during Ramadan.
- ½ cup dried apricots (or amardine)
- ½ teaspoon rose water (or orange blossom water)
- ½ teaspoon orange zest (plus more to taste)
- Mint sprig (for garnish)
In a bowl, cover the apricots with 1 cup hot water and let sit at least 1 hour and up to overnight.
Place the soaked apricots in a blender. Add the rose water, orange zest, and up to 3 cups cold water and blend until smooth.
Garnish with the mint.