Venezuelan Chicha / Venezuelan Rice Drink
1 cup white rice
10 cups water
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup powdered milk
1 Tblsp vanilla extract
sweetened condensed milk
1 cinnamon stick
In a large pot, bring the water to a boil. Once water is boiling, add rice, salt and one cinnamon stick and continue to boil for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the rice is very mushy.
Remove the pot from the heat and set aside to cool. Remove the cinnamon stick. While the rice is still warm, add the sugar and the vanilla extract and stir.
Add the powdered sugar a little at a time stirring ccontinuouslyso it does not clump. Poor half the mixture into a blender and liquify mixture. Poor mixture into a pitcher. Poor the rest of the rice mixture into the blender and liquify and poor into the pitcher. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top, you can also poor a little bit of sweetened condensed milk on top. Add water or milk or both if too thick. Mixture is supposed to be on the thick side. EnJOY!