Chicha Morada drink

marty olguin


I loved,loved this drink ever since I was at my mom's mother in law's house in Northern California and she served this refreshing drink..It was the "bomb"! Mama Cata,I will always love the way you cooked for me and I love your Chicha Morada...R.I.P Querida Mama were one of a kind :)

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around 3 quarts
20 Min
30 Min


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1 1/2 lb
purple corn
2 lb
peelings from cooking apples
1 large
pineapple(peelings from pineapple)
key limes
1 c
sugar ( or,to taste)
cloves (whole)

How to Make Chicha Morada drink


  • 1Bring to a boil the well washed apple and pineapple peelings, red/purple corn and cloves with 3 quarts water.

    Simmer for half an hour.

  • 2Repeat simmering process with same ingredients and 3 quarts clean water.
  • 3Strain and mix both liquids.
  • 4Add sugar and lime juice.

    Serve chilled.
  • 5Note:

    Add sugar and key lime to beverage only when ready to use.

    Before adding sugar and key it can be kept in the refrigerator for a few days

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