Date smoothie for Suhoor

Date smoothie for Suhoor

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  • 1-2
  • Easy
  • 5 minutes, plus overnight soaking time

Dates are traditional for Suhoor and they shine in this simple smoothie recipe. Five ingredients are all you need!


  • 7 dates 
  • 1 cup milk 
  • 1 cup plain yoghurt 
  • 1 T honey (heaped) 
  • cinnamon, a pinch

Cooking Instructions

Soak the dates in the milk overnight. Blend with the remaining ingredients until smooth. Serve immediately.

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Photograph: Saadiqah Assur-Ismail
Production: Khanya Mzongwana
Food assistant: Ellah Maepa

Farzana Kumandan Recipe by: Farzana Kumandan
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Farzana is a cookbook author, newspaper columnist, radio host and the founder of Sprinkles and Spice, a cooking school. Follow her on Instagram: @sprinklesandspicect.

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