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The Khadrawi is a rare Iran date known for its delightful sweetness and flavor.

Originating from Iraq, it is now cultivated in Iran and USA.  

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If you want to learn more about this unique date, please refer to this informative page.

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What Are Khadrawi Dates?

Khadrawi or Khadrawy dates are a type of semi-dried dates with a light-brown color. Initially, it is orange-brown and then changes to a light brown. Its shape is like an egg. 

Iran Khadrawy dates are less sweet than many other date varieties. This feature encourages many people to add Khadrawy dates to their daily diet. 

Khadrawi is used in two ripeness stages: Khark and Rutab. It is also early in ripening.

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Where Do Khadrawy Dates Come From?

Khadrawi dates were first produced in Basra, Iraq. It is pronounced ‘ká-draw-ee in the Arabic language. 

However, the Khadrawi date has become one of the famous dates produced in Southern parts of Iran, consumed in the local market, and exported to many countries. 

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Fars and Khuzestan provinces are the popular Khadrawi date producers in Iran. In Khuzestan, Khadrawi is the second most commonly cultivated date variety.

Moreover, the Kermanshah and Bushehr Provinces are active in Khadrawi date cultivation. 

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The following cities in Fars, Khuzestan, Bushehr, and Kermanshah Provinces produce Khadrawi date fruit.

  • Ramhormoz (Khuzestan Province) 
  • Fasa (Fars Province) 
  • Kazeroun (Fars Province)
  • Jahorm (Fars Province) 
  • Dashtestan (Bushehr Province) 
  • Qasr-e-Shirin (Kermanshah Province) 

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Khadrawi Dates Information and Facts

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Scientific NamePhoenix Dactylifera
All NamesKhadrawi
Khadrawy
OriginIraq
Khuzestan, Fars, Bushehr, and Kermanshah Provinces in Iran
CategorySemi-dried
MoistureMedium
ShapeStout oval
ColorFirst, orange-brown
Then, it changes to light-brown
TasteMedium-sweet
Caramel-flavor
SkinThin
Wrinkled
Paper-like
FleshThick
Soft
Chewy
Melting texture
CoreOne core
Oval
Hard
Completely separate from the flesh
SizeMedium to large
Harvest TimeFall and early winter 
Shelf Life18 months

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What Is the Difference Between Medjool Dates and Khadrawy Dates?

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Khadrawi Date vs. Medjool Date

 Khadrawi DateMedjool Date
OriginOriginated from Morocco  

Now comes from The Middle East, USA, and North Africa
Originated from Morocco  

Now comes from the Middle East, USA, and North Africa
CategorySemi-driedSemi-dried 
Moisture Higher moisture than MedjoolLess moisture than Medjool
ShapeOvalOval
ColorFirst, orange-brown
Then, it changes to light-brown
Amber to reddish brown
TasteLess sweet than Medjool
Caramel-like
Milder flavor than Medjool
Sweeter than Khadrawi
Caramel-like
SkinThin WrinkledThin Wrinkled
FleshSoft
Fleshy
Chewy
Melting texture
Soft
Fleshy
Chewy
Fibrous
CoreOne core
Oval
Hard
Completely separate from the flesh
One single core
Oval
Hard
SizeMedium to largeLarge to very large
(larger than the average date)

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If you like to read a useful article about the differences between Khadrawi and Medjool dates, please click the following link.

See also  Iran Apple

(Determination of Some Physical Properties of Date Palm Fruits (Cv. Khadrawy and Medjool)

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Khadrawy – Good for Diabetic People!

Khadrawi date is sweet. In fact, all date varieties are sweet! 

However, Khadrawy is less sweet than Medjool dates and many other types of dates. 

Because of this, Khadrawi is a perfect choice for people who suffer from diabetes. Nevertheless, remember to consult with your doctor and then consume Khadrawy if you have diabetes. 

If you want to import and purchase a medium-sweet date, then the Iran Khadrawy date may be perfect.

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Khadrawy Dates Nutrition Facts

Some significant Khadrawy date benefits: 

  • Rich in essential minerals (Zinc, Iron, etc.)
  • Heart-healthy snack
  • Sodium-free alternative
  • Zero cholesterol content
  • Fewer calories compared to sugar
  • Rich in B vitamins (Niacin, Biotin, etc.)
  • Packed with natural antioxidant 
  • A balanced mix of fructose and glucose
  • A delightful, guilt-free sweet snack
  • Excellent source of dietary fiber

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Khadrawy Dates Calories 

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Khadrawy Dates Calories per 40g

Calories113
Total Fat  0g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol  0mg
Sodium  1mg
Total Carbohydrate30g
Dietary Fiber3g
Total Sugars25g
Protein  1g

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Khadrawy Dates – Where to Buy?

Khadrawy dates for sale are available in Amoot Iranian Trading Company. Amoot Company is a reliable and old Iran date supplier and exporter to local and international markets. 

We gather Khadrawy dates from experienced farmers we have worked with since ten years ago. Our Iranian Khadrawy dates are high-quality with competitive prices. 

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We store date fruits in advanced ref-warehouses to keep them fresh. Date shipping is via refrigerated 20ft and 40ft containers. 

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Our Khadrawy dates are graded and double sorted with Amoot’s workers to supply the dates with similar sizes, colors, shapes, and ripeness stages. 

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We can package Khadrawy dates in various small paperboard boxes or mother cartons. Plastic containers, flexible bags, or luxury metal tins are also available with your logo printed on them.

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Please message Amoot’s marketers if you are looking for premium-quality Khadrawi date or other Iran date varieties at the best prices. 

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