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ASAANA (CARAMELIZED CORN DRINK) RECIPE

Asaana has an amazing taste when milk is added. Just follow this simple steps to make your homemade Asaana.
3 from 1 vote
Prep Time 18 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 4
Calories 205 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Fermented corn
  • 4 cups Sugar
  • 1 tin milk optional

Instructions
 

  • Crushed corn then soak in water for 3 days. This helps with the fermentation of corn.( You need to ferment corn)
  • Pour fermented corn into a large saucepan,add enough water and boil for about 30-40 min.(When the form on top disappears, corn is ready to be used for drink)
  • Under medium heat, add sugar in a saucepan.
  • Stir continuously for 5-10 mins until it turns dark brown and make sugar syrup.
  • Using a sieve, strain the water from the boiled corn.
  • Add the strained water to sugar syrup and stir
  • If a chaff develops, strain the chaff with a clean cloth and store in a fridge.
  • Pour your corn drink into glass and serve with ice cubes or milk.
  • Enjoy!!

Video

Notes

Asaana also known as aliha is a Ghanaian drink made from fermented corn.

Nutrition

Calories: 205kcal
Keyword aliha, asaana, asana
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