Dhakki is a town near dera ismail khan, khyber pakhtunkhwa which is famous for his prominent date and dry date(chuara) for which the products are known as dhakki date or dhakki chuara. A single unit is about 5cm long, 3cm wide and have 20gm weight. These are exported and liked because of its taste and high quality.
The water content of dates is reduced to 20% by natural drying.
Sometimes the stones, which constitute 15% of the fruit, are left in, resulting in dates with an attractive rounded appearance; the dates may on the other hand be stoned, but then have a sunken appearance.