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Whole Maca Root Chips

organic-maca-chips-banner.pngOur Maca Root Chips are the closest to whole Maca roots that can legally be exported from Peru. That’s because Maca is considered a “heritage product” of Peru and the Peruvian government does not allow whole roots to be exported to avoid them being planted in other countries. (Read more about why that’s important here).

 Maca Root Chips are simply Maca roots cut into small chunks after being washed and dried. Our chips are pre-cooked (gelatinized) to ease digestion and to make them simpler to consume. Traditionally, dried Maca roots are boiled with water or milk and sugar to make a hearty porridge called Mazamorra. You can prepare Maca chips the same way or experiment with other ways of making them.

Preparation ideas for whole Maca root chips

  1. Simmer ½ cup of Maca chips for about an hour and add to oatmeal or other warm breakfast cereal.  mazamorra-traditional-maca-porridge.jpg
  2. Simmer ½ cup of Maca chips for about an hour and add them to a smoothie. 
  3. Steep Maca chips in hot water for 10 minutes to make a tea – add sweetener as desired. 
  4. Try the traditional Mazamorra recipe – this makes for a hearty meal!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (130g) Maca chips
  • 1 cup (130g) flour
  • ¼ cup (32g) sugar
  • 2 cups (250ml) milk
  • Clove, cinnamon and/or anise to taste
  • 4 cups (500 ml) water

Preparation: Simmer the Maca chips in water along with spices until soft (about 1 hour), adding water if necessary.   Add flour, sugar and milk and simmer for an additional 15-20 minutes. Allow to cool and enjoy. Mazamorra may be kept in the refrigerator for 1-2 days.

We are proud to offer the best selection of whole Maca root chips available anywhere.   You can choose from the different Maca types below. 

Why choose us?

We are a small family run company with our entire focus on Maca.  Our only mission is to provide our customers with fresh, organic, high quality Maca products from Peru at fair prices.    Because of our single-minded dedication, we are able to provide the best selection of high quality Maca products anywhere.  We also take pride in expert, friendly customer service.  When you order with us you can count on fast shipping and full support with any issues or questions. The bottom line is that we use the products we sell and we treat our customers like we want to be treated.  Let us know if we can help with anything.

Enjoy the day!

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