Authentic South Indian filter coffee can be easily made at home.


  • Filter coffee is a much-loved South Indian delight
  • The delightful brew can be a comforting drink in nippy weather
  • Here’s an easy recipe video for you to try at home

Whether as a post-lunch energiser, or as a refreshing drink in the morning – coffee holds a special place in our heart. Filter coffee is one much-loved drink made with just the ideal mix of coffee, water, milk and sugar. The beverage is a must-have, especially to wash down a delicious restaurant-style South Indian meal of dishes such as Idli, Dosa, Parotta and more. But did you know that filter coffee can be easily made at home in a few simple steps and the most basic ingredients?

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What do you need to make Authentic South Indian filter coffee?

Caffeine addicts rejoice as we have the easiest and most delicious recipe for filter coffee right here. This authentic South Indian filter coffee is prepared by using a special filter coffee maker for best results. This can easily be purchased from your local general store or even online. To begin with, the filter coffee maker must be cleaned properly and absolutely dry. Then, the recipe requires about two teaspoons of coffee powder per cup, and about half a cup of hot water. Milk and sugar can be added to taste.

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How to make South Indian filter coffee?

Simply add the two teaspoons of coffee powder to the filter coffee maker. Close the coffee section as demonstrated in the video. Then, pour in half a cup of water above the coffee powder and let it slowly filter down into the bottom half of the machine. Let the machine stand for about 15-20 minutes to get a deliciously frothy and hot brew of coffee ready to use.

Transfer the coffee mix to a cup, and add sugar and milk to taste. Mix it well and enjoy hot! Your regular coffee cup will never taste the same again.

Watch The Full Recipe Video Of Filter Coffee Here:

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