South Indian Filter Coffee Video by Tarla Dalal

South Indian Filter Coffee Video by Tarla Dalal

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South Indian Filter Coffee, with its stimulating aroma, is like an alarm clock that can wake you up even when you are dog-tired! An everyday beverage in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, Filter Coffee has now become popular throughout the country. Filter Coffee is made using a special utensil that has two parts. The upper part has a perforated base, which allows the decoction to seep through into the lower half, which is basically a container. To make filter coffee, you need to put the coffee powder into the upper strainer-like container, press it using the special inverted-umbrella shaped attachment and top it with hot water. Slowly, decoction collects in the lower container. If you do not have this special coffee filter, you can line a strainer with muslin cloth, place it over a container and follow the same procedure. Here is how to make the perfect filter coffee!

Recipe Description for South Indian Filter Coffee, Filter Coffee Recipe

Preparation Time: 
Makes 4 small glasses
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For South Indian Filter Coffee
5 tbsp readymade roasted and grounded coffee powder
1 cup hot milk
4 tsp sugar


For south indian filter coffee

  1. To make the {span class="bold1"}south indian filter coffee{/span} , put the coffee powder in the strainer of the filter coffee machine.
  2. Press it with the coffee press slightly and place it on top of the container, pour ¼ cup of hot water in the strainer.
  3. Close it with a lid, and keep aside for at least 30 minutes to get a thick coffee decoction.
  4. Pour 1 tablespoon of the coffee decoction in a small glass, add 1 tsp sugar and ¼ cup of hot milk and mix well.
  5. Repeat step 4 to make 3 more {span class="bold1"}filter coffee{/span}.
  6. Serve the {span class="bold1"}south indian filter coffee{/span} immediately.


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