Ranginak, Date Dessert, a Shiraz Specialty
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Ranginak, Iranian Dessert Recipe

Ranginak is an Iranian delicious dessert originally from the southern parts of the country, mainly Fars, Khuzestan, Hormozgan, and Bushehr. Persian desserts, just like Persian food, are healthy and nutritious. Although Ranginak is easy to make, it is so nutritious that makes you feel full long after having it. The main ingredients for this luscious dessert include dates, flour, and cinnamon. Here, you will learn how to make Ranginak- this Iranainan mouthwatering dessert- recipe.



  • 500g of dates
  • 3 or 4 tablespoons of flour
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon or more according to taste
  • A little powdered coconut to decorate
  • 3 or 4 teaspoons of vegetable oil


How to make delicious Iranian dessert of Ranginak:

First of all, Place the dates in a dish having cut them in half, and remove the nut.

After that, very gently, brown the flour in a dry pan, stirring continually.

When the flour color changes, add the oil and cinnamon. Mix well to obtain a smooth paste (a little like a pancake paste).

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Ranginak Dessert

Sprinkle with coconut powder and some cinnamon.

Then, pour the mixture over the dates and leave to sit for a minimum of 2 hours.

It is generally served at the end of the meal with tea or coffee.



You can use butter instead of oil for a better flavor if you wish.

You can also garnish the Rangnak dessert with pistachio or walnut powder according to your taste.

You can fry the walnut kernel gently on low heat until it is toasted, then use it.


Ranginak Dessert, Shiraz Specialty, Iran
Ranginak Dessert, Shiraz Specialty, Iran


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