Lebanese Maraba Tamer (Date Jam) Recipe


1-1/2 cups water
2 cups sugar
10 whole cloves
2 cups finely chopped dates
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup blanched almonds, finely chopped
1/4 cup walnuts, finely chopped


Bring the water to a boil over medium heat. Add the sugar and cloves and, stirring all the time, bring the water to a boil again. Stir in the dates and turn the heat to low; then cook for about 10 minutes or until a paste is formed. Add the lemon juice, almonds and walnuts; then cook for a few more minutes. Remove and allow to cool; then store in a glass jar.

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