Horchata (Ground Rice Drink)

Recipe by Chef Otaktay
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READY IN: 24hrs
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • need also Large Capacity Blender (7-8 Cups).
  • Place rice in a bowl with enough hot water to cover.
  • Let sit overnight on counter.
  • Next day, remove the water.
  • Place rice, 1/2 cup fresh water and 2 cups milk in a blender until rice is all ground up.
  • Add sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon. Blend.
  • Add the remaining two cups milk, and 1/2 cup water.
  • Blend.
  • Strain through thickly layered cheesecloth (more than once may be necessary; do NOT squeeze the cloth).
  • Chill and serve. Makes approximately 6 cups.
  • Note: This is a favorite for youngsters of all ages. Also, the rice starch in this drink is an excellent way to "put out the fire" on your tongue while eating hot/spicy meals. In summertime, add crushed ice to drink to make a slushy.
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