Yemenite haroseth


Makes 1 1/2 cups or 12 balls

1 cup pitted chopped dates

1/2 cup chopped dried figs
1/3 cup sweet Passover wine
3 tablespoons sesame seeds
1 teaspoon ground ginger
Pinch of ground coriander
1 small red chili pepper, seeded, minced, or a pinch of cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons matzo meal

In a large bowl, combine the dates, figs and wine. Add the sesame seeds, ginger, coriander, chili pepper and matzo meal and blend thoroughly.

Roll mixture into 1-inch balls or serve in a bowl.