Chufa also known as Chufa Nuts are tiny, tuberous roots of an African plant of the sedge family. These nuts are immensely popular in Spain and Mexico, primarily as a base for the refreshing drink, Horchata. They have a brown, bumpy skin and a sweet, chestnutlike flavor. Dried chufas are available in bags in many Latin markets and health-food stores. Store them, tightly wrapped, in a cool, dark place for up to a year. They are not only good for making Horchata,but they are also an excellent snack.

Chufa or Chufa Nutis also known as Earth Almonds, Earthnut and Tiger Nut

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