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   Ingredients :
1 lb ( k) purple corn
Peelings from 2 lb (1 k) cooking apples
Peelings from 1 large pineapple
4 key limes
1 cup sugar, or to taste
4 whole cloves


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

Simmer for half an hour.


Repeat simmering process with same ingredients and 3 quarts clean water.

Strain and mix both liquids.

Add sugar and lemon juice.

Serve chilled.


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.
Reviews for: CHICHA MORADA

From Gretna, Louisiana :
I loved it, because my mother and me are peruvians so I will be delighted to pass my peruvian recipes to my daughter. Thank you. Carmen

From Sullivan,, USA :
This is close to how we made "Chicha" when I stayed in Lima for over 3 months. We didn`t use these apples,..some do though,..I love it !

From Nanjing, China :

From Miami, USA :
Very good drink, you just have to have more than one.

From Woodbridge, Va., USA :
Just need to add cinnamon and cloves to the boiling process!!
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