The pudding becomes very thick and the lighter milk helps to "loosen" it. It can be eaten as breakfast or dessert as well.
Packages of chocolate for champorado
Its history can be traced back from Mexico. During the galleon trade between Mexico and the Philippines, there were Mexican traders who stayed in the Philippines and brought with them the knowledge of making champorado (this is also the reason why there is Tuba in Mexico). Through the years, the recipe changed; Filipinos eventually found ways to make the Mexican champurrado a Philippine champorado by adding rice.