South-Indian Filter Coffee Recipe | How to Make Filter Kappi at Home
It’s an easy job to prepare South-Indian Filter Coffee at home. You just need a good blend of Coffee with no chicory .
I like South-Indian Filter-Coffee. There will be hardly any Breakfast store in South India who doesn’t sell Coffee.It is traditionally served in a tumbler with dabarah. Dabrah is used to cool down the piping hot Filter Kappi.
Coffee grown worldwide can trace its heritage back centuries to the ancient coffee forests on the Ethiopian plateau.
Legend says the goat herder Kaldi first discovered the potential of Coffe beans. He found coffee after seeing that his goats, upon consuming berries from a particular tree.
What is Chicory in South-Indian Filter Kappi
Chicory is the roasted and ground root of the cultivated plant species, Chicorium Intybus, subspecies Sativum. Roasted chicory contains none of the volatile oils and aromatics that are contained in roasted coffee.
Spices added to South-Indian Filter Coffee
I prefer a cup with some extra flavor for a different taste. You can add green Cardamom which brings a distinct aroma. You can also try adding a pinch of clove powder or cinnamon to it. Though these two spices are little bit stronger compared to cardamom.
Earlier I have shared Chukku Kappi where dry-ginger is added to prepare black-coffee ,another version of Filter Kappi.