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Decoction Coffee

April 17, 2011
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  • Serves 4
Author Notes

coffee bean should grind large for a filter coffee
Filter coffee drip coffee also known as, South Indian coffee, madras coffee, drip coffee is another very commonly used coffee recipe in south India.
It is more commonly drunk in the south Indian states Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh. The northern states of India drink more tea. The southern states are also coffee producers.
In the southern states, as you walk through the streets early morning, you will get the lovely inviting aroma of the freshly brewed coffee.
The frothy coffee is served in stainless steel glasses. It is customary to offer at least a glass of coffee to all visitors.

What You'll Need
  • Coffee powder - 3 tbsp
  • Water – 11/2 cup
  • Sugar - 1 tsp per cup or according to taste
  • milk - 1/4 cup
  1. Heat water
  2. Put the coffee powder in the top filter part. Put the stick filter on the coffee powder.
  3. When the water gets hot, pour it carefully on the stick.
  4. Cover the filter. It will take about 8-10 minutes for all the water to pass through coffee powder.
  5. Heat milk
  6. Take some(about 3/4th) coffee decoction in a cup.
  7. Add little milk and sugar according to taste. Stir
  8. Serve hot

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  • pauljoseph
  • Panfusine

3 Reviews

pauljoseph April 17, 2011
Thank you Panfusine remembering me about the famous 'chukku kaapi' (ginger coffee) will post the recipe and photo tomorow
Panfusine April 17, 2011
I've already posted it with a slight variation from the traditional technique (since a good filter is probably impossible to find here in the US!)
Panfusine April 17, 2011
Thanks Paul joseph.. for providing the original recipe specs for the 'chukku kaapi' (ginger coffee) recipe I added to the list!