Arroz Agua Fresca
1 1/2 qt Hot; not boiling, water
3 c Rice
2 1/4 ts Cinnamon; divided
1/2 c Sugar
2 c Rice milk
In large bowl, pour hot water over rice and 2 teaspoon cinnamon. Soak 24
Drain liquid from rice, reserving liquid. In food processor or blender,
process rice in two batches with bout 1 cup of soaking liquid per batch
until nearly smooth. Return rice to remaining soaking liquid. Strain
mixture through several layers of cheesecloth or coffee filters. (This
could take as long as an hour.)
Add sugar, rice milk and remaining cinnamon to strained liquid. Refrigerate
until chilled . Before serving, process or shake to thoroughly blend. Makes
8 servings of about 1 cup each.
Helpful Hint: Try making this drink with different varieties of rice.
Jasmine rice, for example, creates a different flavor than basmati or other
Formatted by Karen Sonnessa
Recipe by: Vegetarian Times, October 1996
Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by "Karen Sonnessa"
on May 5, 1998