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two glasses of Easy Venezuelan Chicha

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.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Venezuelan
Keyword chicha, drink, venezuela, venezuelan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Soaking time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 325kcal


  • 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