This is a simple dessert that supports vitality. Dates and cashews are known to be sattvic (pure, intelligent, peaceful and loving qualities) and build ojas (immunity). The sweet taste of dates is nourishing and they contain a host of nutrients such as copper, manganese, zinc, potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus and vitamin B6. Cashews are unctuous and grounding. They provide good protein, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin B6, thiamin, folate, and pantothenic acid.
Serving size: 1
Dosha Considerations - Great for vatas. Pittas can substitute sunflower or pumpkin seeds for cashews. Kaphas can substitute dried figs for dates and walnuts for cashews.
- Open date with hands or with utensil.
- Place cashew in date.