Easy Venezuelan Chicha
This Venezuelan Chicha is creamy, smooth, and super decadent! This refreshing and super easy to make drink will be enjoyed by everyone.
Servings 8 servings
- 1 cup (215 gr) white rice
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 5 cups water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup (240 ml) whole milk
- 1 can - 12 oz (354 ml) evaporated milk
- 1 can 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
- 2 teaspoons (10 ml) pure vanilla extract
- Ice and ground cinnamon to serve
Place rice, cinnamon sticks, and 1 cup of water in a bowl; mix to combine. Let the rice soak for at least an hour up to overnight.
Transfer soaked rice to a medium saucepan. Add 4 cups water and salt; mix to combine. Cook over medium-low heat for 30-35 minutes, or until the rice is super tender and mushy. Let the cooked rice cool.
Once the rice has cooled, place it in a blender. Add whole milk, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla extract; blend until smooth. Note: You can add more milk if the chicha is too thick for your liking.
Transfer to a jar and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Serve with ice if desired, garnish each serving with ground cinnamon or cinnamon sticks.
STORING: Venezuelan Chicha will keep fresh in the fridge for up to 5 days.
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Please note that nutritional information is a rough estimate and it can vary depending on the products used.
Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sugar: 33g