Chicha de Avena (Oat Beverage) Recipe

  • 6 cups water
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon, or to taste
  1. Pour water into a tall pot; bring to a boil. Add oats; cook, stirring occasionally, in boiling water until a thin oatmeal forms, about 5 minutes. Remove pot from heat.
  2. Stir cold water, condensed milk, and vanilla extract into oat mixture; transfer to a pitcher and chill in the refrigerator until cold, at least 1 hour. Pour drink into glasses and sprinkle cinnamon over the top.