Spanish Chufa (Tiger Nut) Horchata

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Chufa (Cyperus esculentus) a nutty tasting dried tuber grown predominantly in Spain. The tiger nuts are ground and used to make this traditional Spanish beverage.
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  • ServesMakes 1 liter



Soak the tiger nuts in water for 24 hours.

Drain and grind nuts until smooth. Add 1 liter water and allow to sit for about 30 minutes.

Press the nuts through a sieve and retain the liquid.

Add sugar (optional) and sprinkle with cinnamon.
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