Chicha Venezolana

Try this sweet and creamy traditional rice drink, a classic from Venezuela.

  • Servings 2
  • 50 mins.
  • Easy

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice
  • 5 cups Water
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 cups whole Milk
  • 1 cup condensed Milk + ¼ cup for garnishing
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla essence
  • Crushed ice
  • Cinnamon powder

Directions

  1. Wash rice thoroughly with water until liquids run clear.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, mix rice water, cinnamon stick, and pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cook for about 30-40 minutes, until rice is very, very soft. Remove from heat and allow to cool down. Discard cinnamon stick.
  3. Using a vitamix or blender, combine rice mixture with whole milk, condensed milk, and vanilla essence.
  4. Serve in a glass with crushed ice, add a little condensed milk using squirt bottle, and dust with cinnamon powder

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