Zahedi Dates (also known as Ghasb) are one of the date varieties originating from Iraq, but also grown in the US. It is from the category of semi–arid dates with a distinctive oval shape.
These dates, such as dry dates, have no need to keep the refrigerator unless you want to keep them for a long time.
These dates can be used as a perfectly healthy snack but care should be taken for those who are watching their calories as they are high in sugar. Zahedi’s date can also be used as a sweetener and flavoring. They are a great source of energy.
They are a great source of fibre, Vitamins B1, B2 and Vitamin C and is a great source of antioxidants.