PURIM RECIPES  מתכונים לפורים

 

 
   
    KOSHER RECIPES for PURIM  
 
HAMANTASCH FILLINGS
PRUNE FILLING: 
Ingredients:
  • 1 pound prunes, washed, pitted and ground fine
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
  • ¼ cup honey
  • Grated rind of 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
Directions:
Blend together all ingredients. The filling is now ready to use.

EASY PRUNE FILLING:

Purchase prune butter (lekvar), which is available in most supermarkets. Add your own nuts, raisins, orange or lemon rind, etc.

 
 
POPPY SEED FILLING: 
Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup poppy seeds
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ cup chopped almonds
  • Grated rind of ½ lemon
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tart apple, peeled and grated
Directions: 
In a small saucepan, combine all ingredients except the apple. Cook over low heat until thick. Let cool. Add the grated apple. The filling is now ready to use.

EASY POPPY SEED FILLING:

To a can of ready-made poppy seed filling add ¾ cup chopped nuts and lemon juice to tasted. Blend well.

 
 
APRICOT FILLING:
Ingredients: 
  • ½ pound dried apricots
  • 1½ cups water
  • ¾ to 1 cup sugar
Directions: 
In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, cook the apricots in the water until the apricots are very soft. Mash or process in a blender or food processor. Add sugar to taste and simmer over low heat until thick, about 10 minutes. Cool before using.
 

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Source: The Jewish Holiday Kitchen by Joan Nathan