Persian Charoset

Passover charoset from the Persian cuisine with almonds, a selection of nuts, peanuts, dates, raisins, spices and pomegranate juice

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  • EasyDifficulty
  • 10 minPrep. Time
  • N/AServing/Unit


Almonds, 100 g
natural or roasted
Light raisins, 100 g
Natural walnuts, 50 g
Roasted hazelnuts, 50 g
Medjool dates, 100 g
Roasted peanuts, 100 g
Black pepper, 3/4 flat teaspoon
Cardamom, 1/2 flat teaspoon
Cinnamon, 1 flat teaspoon
Ground ginger, 1/2 flat teaspoon
Ground cloves, 1/2 flat teaspoon
Natural pomegranate juice, 1 cup


1. Grind the almonds, raisins, walnuts, hazelnuts, dates and peanuts in a food processor / grinder.
2. Put the mixture in a large bowl, add all the spices and the natural pomegranate juice (those who do not like can use red wine instead) and mix well until all the ingredients are combined.
3. You have a unique Persian-style Passover charoset that is great to eat with matzah or lettuce.
4. Bon appetite (:
It is recommended to use fresh squeezed pomegranate juice (I also added 2 tablespoons of pomegranate concentrate for a stronger and more sour taste - to taste, not mandatory).

Equipment: Food processor/grinder.

Ingredients in the recipe are according to personal taste. Charoset balls can be rolled and served.

Nutritional Values Serving/Unit 100 Grams
Calories 2552 cal 341 cal
Proteins 67 g 9 g
Carbohydrates 227 g 30 g
Fat 165 g 22 g
The nutritional values appearing on this website are intended to provide general information only, and do not constitute a recommendation, a substitute for consulting a specialist or receiving medical advice.
Persian Charoset
The most delicious charoset for Passover
Persian Charoset
Persian Charoset