Refreshing Indian Traditional Filter Coffee from South India. Authentic Recipe of Kaapi.

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Hey, all the coffee lovers out there! Have you ever tasted the Indian Traditional Filter Coffee from South India  – Kaapi? If the answer is no, then it is something that you should have.

The Kaapi is a coffee beverage. Its preparation involves combining frothy boiled milk with the coffee decoction. While making filter coffee, you will find the use of a special kind of apparatus known as a coffee filter. To make a decoction, you have to pour the finely ground coffee powder into the filter and add hot water. The coffee infusion percolates at the bottom part of the filter, providing you with a great brew.

People in South India pronounce the word ‘coffee’ as ‘Kaapi.’ Hence this beverage gets its name. Go to any South Indian restaurant In India, and you will always find this delicious and aromatic beverage on the menu. You can also prepare Kaapi easily at home if you have a South Indian Coffee Filter. There is a way of serving the Kaapi. Once the coffee is ready, you pour it into a small steel tumbler and place the tumbler on a pan-shaped vessel known as Davara.  To consume the Kaapi, first, you are supposed to mix it by pouring it back and forth from the tumbler to Davara. This process dissolves the sugar and creates a creamy foam on the top.


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Refreshing Indian Traditional Filter Coffee from South India. Authentic Recipe of Kaapi.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: காபி
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Difficulty Easy to Cook
Price Level Normal Price
Main Ingredient Group Fruits
Spice Level No Spicy Recipes
Drink Type Coffee Drinks
Main Cooking Method Boiled

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Course Drinks
Servings 2 Servings
Calories / Serving 76 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 3 tsp Ground Coffee – Coffee Powder
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 tsp White Sugar – Regular Sugar – Granulated Sugar
  • ¾ cup Whole Milk / Full-Fat Milk / Full-Cream Milk

Instructions
 

Making the Coffee Decoction

  • To prepare the coffee decoction, take the coffee filter and place the top vessel on the part below.
  • Place the ground coffee powder on the vessel that has perforations. Spread the coffee powder evenly and place the pressing plate over it.
  • Now heat one cup of water in a pan, and as soon as it boils, pour the water gently into the top section. Cover it with the lid and wait for 10 minutes. The coffee decoction will collect in the lower vessel.

Making the Kaapi

  • Heat milk in a pan till it starts to bubble. Take a tumbler and add sugar to it. Pour the boiling milk in the tumbler as well.
  • Now pour 1/4 of the prepared decoction into the tumbler.
  • To serve, pour the coffee and milk mixture into the Davara and again back to the tumbler. Repeat the process till the sugar mixes well.
  • Serve the Indian Traditional Filter Coffee from South India – Kaapi immediately. Enjoy the delicious brew!

NOTES

You can adjust the amount of decoction according to how strong you prefer your coffee.
COOKING TIPS:

While mixing the Kaapi with the tumbler and Davara, make sure that you pour it from a height. Doing this will result in a froth over the filter coffee.

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Nutrition

Calories: 76kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 3gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 41mgPotassium: 190mgSugar: 8gVitamin A: 148IUCalcium: 118mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword Indian Traditional Filter Coffee, Kaapi Recipe, காபி
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