Rice wine/Mixed Rice and Raisin wine

Raw rice – 1  cup
Sugar – 1 1/4 kg
Yeast – 2 tsp
Lime juice – 2 tbsp
Black raisins – 3/4 cup
Water – 3 liters


Soak 2 tsp yeast in 1 cup of warm water.

Wash and clean raw rice. Drain and keep aside.

Wash and clean raisins. Drain and keep this aside.

In a jar, add raw rice, raisins, sugar, water and lime juice.

Pass the yeast mixture through a sieve and add it to the above jar. Mix well. Close the jar tightly with a piece of cloth. For 20 days, morning and evening stir the contents in the jar with a ladle. On 21st day, pass the contents in the jar through a sieve. The remaining liquid should be kept in the jar untouched for 10 more days. After 10 days, the wine will become more clear on the top with some cloudy residue on the bottom. Transfer this to bottles (preferably dark bottles). Enjoy with a piece of plum cake.

On 21st day, wine will not look clear, but you can still start using it.

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