How to prepare horchata with the Thermomix

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How to prepare horchata with the Thermomix

Many are the typical dishes of our cuisine that can be cooked with a food processor, there are also many drinks that can be prepared in the same way. And good example of that is that, then, we will teach you how to prepare horchata with the Thermomix.

As you know, it is a typical drink from Valencia, Spain which is made with a tuber called chufa (tiger nuts), which was very common in ancient Egypt.

In particular, since then it was not only developed as a refreshing drink but also as an element to be able to cope with various ailments related to the digestive system.

Do you want to elaborate it? Now, we are going to give you all the keys:

The ingredients for making horchata with the Thermomix

How to prepare horchata with the Thermomix

How to prepare horchata with the Thermomix

The first thing is that you start by gathering in the kitchen all the products necessary to obtain a jug of size

120 grams of sugar.
About 250 grams of tiger nuts
1 liter of water.
500 grams of ice

Prepare horchata with the Thermomix step by step

When you have already done all the ingredients, it is time for you to start following the instructions to make that Valencian drink that is a worldwide reference:

Thoroughly wash the tiger nuts and then put them in a container with water, where they should be about 7 hours to hydrate. Of course, you will have to change the water every 3 hours.

After that time wash them thoroughly, you can even resort to using food disinfectants that are available in pharmacies and supermarkets.

Pour the above-mentioned tubers into the Thermomix cup with the ice cubes and a part of the water. Then program the robot to
2 minutes /progressive speed 5 – 10

Then, using a strainer, he proceeds to sift the obtained mixture, and then join it to the rest of the water in the robot’s vessel. On this occasion the programming will be
50 seconds /speed 5

Sift the mixture again and you must add the sugar to the result.

Shake well.

The horchata will be ready, what will remain will be to introduce it in the fridge so that it can be taken very cold.


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