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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.
Prep Time15 mins
Resting Time1 hr
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: Apricot Drink
Servings: 4
Calories: 39kcal
Author: Andrea Riordan

Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.4mg