Organic Purple Corn - Crushed Cobs - 150g
Purple corn is an ancient variety naturally rich in anthocyanins, pigments known for their antioxidant properties. Its colorful crushed stalks will allow you to prepare hot or cold drinks (like the chicha morada).
Part used: stalk (the cob's center)
Composition: 100% crushed purple stalk
Product from organic farming and fair trade.
This superfood has been known since ancient times: the Mochica civilization already consumed it 2500 years ago on the Peruvian coast.
Purple corn is the main ingredient of a Peruvian traditional drink called « chicha morada ».
Refreshing drinks and desserts based on this superfood are still being prepared all over Peru today whose purple pigment is a powerful antioxidant.
Pour 5 tablespoons in ½ liter of water, let it simmer for 10 minutes and 10 more to infuse and filter. You can use this concentrated purple decoction to color and nourish your beverages (lemonade, apple juice, cocktails…), dishes (risottos, potato…) and deserts (fruit salads).
|Nutrition facts for 100 g:|
|Energy value||381,3 kcal / 1596,42 kJ|
|of which saturated fatty acids||0.56 g|
|of which sugars||1.02 g|
Simplified « chicha morada » recipe:
• Pour 250ml of boiling water over 1 tablespoon of purple corn
• Let infuse for 10 min
• Filter then add 750ml of apple juice
Discover our purple corn recipes on our blog www.superaliments.com.