Thursday, March 1, 2012

Filter coffee | How to make degree coffee

Filter coffee - step by step
Making a filter coffee may sound easy to many but, not any one can make a good coffee. And if any one of your family member is a coffee lover, then you have to make a perfect coffee every morning to make their day brisk… Before marriage my mom makes coffee only for my grand parents and herself. My father having seen my grandparents addicted to coffee, never allowed us to drink coffee anytime. So both me and my brother are not used to drink coffee/tea. I have also seen many coffee drinkers, who miss to take coffee at their usual time, develop headache.
    But after marriage, my in-laws family all are coffee lovers and my MIL is very famous among our relatives/friends for her degree coffee. She makes best coffee everyone says. I am not a big fan of coffee and I never know how a coffee should be, but even I have smelt her coffee while she makes, its smells so sweet and divinely. So I always wanted to learn from her and make coffee just like her for Vj. And having watched her for these many days, now too am very comfortable and confident to make filter coffee. When my in-laws visited 2 months back, as a matter of hope, even my FIL certified me that my coffee is tasting great!!  My father in law never says that to anyone so I was so happy hearing that :)  But still I am not claiming I am an expert, but I can say I make a very good coffee :) Frothing a coffee
     And when a blog reader requested me to post, I was very happy to do this post. I have always asked for tips from both my MIL and FIL for making the best coffee. And I learnt there are three main factors for making a good coffee. Coffee powder and fresh milk are main factors. I have seen both my inlaws and mom buying coffee bean and roasting and grinding freshly for each and every day coffee. But now a days, they buy coffee powder from coffee day. Its equally good. When I visit Chennai yearly once, I buy some half KG of this coffee powder and store it in the fridge. Here in Singapore, I either buy Coorg coffee powder or the best is Cothas coffee powder, which Jeyashri is sweet enough to buy me few times and pass it to me :) How to make degree coffee step by step

The next thing which is very very important is the decoction making, which I have explained in the post. Since the post is “How to make degree coffee” let me first tell you degree coffee means making coffee with the thick, (not diluted with water) and fresh milk and 1st degree decoction. That is, while brewing the decoction, we have to use only the first batch of brewed thick decoction. As in households, my mom & MIL both also brew second time from the same coffee powder, it will be obviously less in strength and flavour. So if you want to make first degree coffee, use only the first brewed decoction and it should be thick and strong. Hope you can see the strength of first and second degree decoction in the below picture. how to make filter coffee- 1st degree,2nd degree


The first batch will be thick and if you add hot water and again brew in the same coffee powder, it gets diluted. In my family, elders like only degree coffee. And others don’t mind or few even like only the coffee made by mixing both first and second degree(batch) decoction. They say it has a  mild  bitterness that they like in it. So its your preference. One more fact they say is the sugar quantity has to be correct and according to the individual preference. Not too sweet, not too bitter as well. So let me  move on to the post. Check the full video below.



Filter Coffee / Degree coffee


Recipe Cuisine: Indian  |  Recipe Category: Beverage
Prep Time: 15 mins    |  Cook time: 5 mins    Serves: 3

  1. For making perfect decoction, choose the correct filter size. I make only for my hubby. So I have a small one. Add 3-4 heaped teaspoons of coffee powder in the perforated upper part. This also depends on how much coffee decoction you need. I roughly calculated that 1 & 1/2 tsp for a person. But cant make single serving for my hubby, so make extra, to make the decoction quality better.
  2. How to make degree coffee step 1
  3. Press gently with the plate with handle.I use my fingers to do this to keep the pressure we apply in my control. otherwise I sometimes press too hard, then the water wont get through the powder if too much pressure is applied and pressed. So be gentle while you press. If you press too loose, then the water gets through so fast and the decoction wont be strong(thick). It will be very diluted.
  4. How to make degree coffee step 2
  5. Heat required water to fill the filter and let it start to boil. Add it to the filter and fill up to the rim and close immediately with the lid.
  6. How to make degree coffee step 3
  7. Wait for 15 minutes - 1/2 hour. Collect the 1st degree decoction and keep covered. If you want you can again add hot water and brew second time.
  8. How to make degree coffee step 4
  9. Boil milk well, and then froth the milk with sugar once.
  10. How to make degree coffee step 5
  11. Add required amount decoction say 2 tsp – 1 tblsp and froth well. Let it be hot. So don’t do for long time.
  12. How to make degree coffee step 6

We always use “Dabara tumbler” to serve authentically :) Enjoy it piping hot!

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Notes (Tips)
  • Choose correct filter size , you have to at least fill quarter and add water accordingly. If you add too much water then the strength may not be thick.
  • If the coffee powder is coarse, press tightly to get thick decoction. If the coffee powder is fine ground, be gently while pressing. 
  • By chance your first brewed decoction gets dripped fast and its too thin, immediately pour the collected thin decoction again in the filter and brew for the thick one. The flavour will be compromised this way. But just in case. Trouble shooting ;)
  • If by chance your coffee decoction never collects down ,in case you pressed too hard the coffee powder, just gently tap the filter carefully on the rim.
  • If you have any leftover decoction or you want to make it in bulk and keep, just add 1/4 tsp sugar in it and keep covered in the fridge. This is what my MIL told me. Don’t ask why we need to add sugar. I don’t know ;) But will update if I come to know.  It locks the flavour (Thanks Shoba for the info)
  • Sometimes, the pores in the filter gets stuck with the coffee powder, so clean with a needle point if needed. Just immerse the filter in boiling water weekly once or so to keep it clean.
  • Never ever re-heat the coffee. It wont taste good. Boil milk in stove top as it keeps hot for long time than the microwave boiled milk.
  • Milk is a very important factor, so use fresh milk always. My MIL uses aavin light blue pack, its perfect for her coffee.

Degree coffee - filter coffee


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126 Stars(comments):

  1. besh, besh! romba nalla irukku! few of your tips are new to me, will use it raks. btw pictures are fresh like coffee!

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  2. Lovely clicks. well explained. u know something , i too have this post in draft with step by step pics. neenga munthikitteenga ;)

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  3. feel like having a cup of coffee now. As u said everyone cannot make best coffee. Even the one who introduced this fantastic cothas coffee powder makes it very pathetic.
    Nice write up with useful tips

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  4. My mom usually says sugar is added to make the decotion thick

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  5. I m one of those who got addicted 2 coffee/tea...just love the freshly made good filter coffee though I have tea on daily basis..u explained it beautifully raks....good job

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  6. basically im from kerala..so my mom always make tea....but i like coffee..that too filter coffee....coffee looks awesome...nexttime for potluck u make coffee...really looks divine raji!first click looks superb!

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  7. Nice coffee, one lays in my draft for years... Your pic are really good,

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  8. Wonderful presentation dear..coffee looks so comforting!

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  9. Awesome coffee with nice clicks.

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  10. Super.Excellent Job.Photos are perfect.Feel like having that coffee now

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  11. I can smell the coffee aroma even here, even i have the traditional coffee filter but have not used it so regularly, your snaps make me try this once.

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  12. Very well explained!!superb!

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  13. awesome click .....great post..

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  14. Aromatic fresh coffee - kaapi to be precise :)

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  15. Well explained post with beautiful pictures..ipove coffee kudika poren :) tempts me to the core

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  16. I so identify with your post here.At my place,we drink tea and coffee intermittently and the coffee is always Nescafe.But to be honest,we aren't so particular about the brand,my favorite is Bru.But at in-laws place the story is totally different.My fil and bil has to have fresh degree coffee(as you call it)daily,while breakfast and in the evening.My mil patiently does all this brewing part and getting everyone fresh degree coffee effortlessly on a daily basis.But have to give credit to my fil too,he makes a special concoction by mixing two powders,coffee day powder and brooke bond powder for that perfect colour,taste and thickness.Luckily I've learnt the tidbits from her and make a good cuppa when they visit:)

    Sorry for the long comment.Absolutely loved your post and couldn't resist sharing my experience as well!

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  17. These stunning pictures are making me crave filter coffee... and of course my love for filter coffee!

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  18. Thanks all for your comments :)
    Divya,
    No problem at all. Infact, long interactive comments make it more interesting :) I love to hear. And I will try that mixing part when I come to chennai definitely! And you are right, my MIL also effortlessly does this every day, but for me morning its a project :) But I love doing it :))

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  19. Great you are also using Cothas coffee...we too love it ! my coffee is bit different by 2 points(hotel version) 1)we add a pinch of salt/ sugar on top of coffee powder before pouring hot water. 2) we divide the required water into 2 equal quantities. After pouring the first half of boiled water , wait it to drip down then again heat second half and repeat, by this they say we can get maximum out of coffee powder, try it once i am sure u love it !

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  20. wow..awesome filter coffee..i love the smell of it..I am gonna post my recipe soon in my blog..

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  21. Looks so tempting and I want the filter kapi now as I am a coffee lover anytime or all day. I love ur clicks.

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  22. Your clicks are very captivating...temtping me to have my own cup of coffee

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  23. எனக்கு இந்த பில்டர் காபிதான் ரொம்ப பிடிக்கும்,இப்பவே காபி குடிக்கனும்போல இருக்கு...நல்லா விளக்கமா சொல்லியிருக்கீங்க.

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  24. Lovely clicks Raji, making filter coffee is an art by itself, nice presentation..

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  25. All my family members are filter coffee lovers too.. yes I too learnt from my MIL when she came to Singapore to visit us. She bought the filter coffee powder everything and that is the first time I learnt making Filter coffee. ANyways beautiful pictures and explanation Raji. Awesome post for Coffee lovers !!!

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  26. All the pictures in this post is beautiful Raji.

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  27. Wow this is awesome. I love filter coffee but do not make it as then I cannot give it up. i continue drinking it and end up with acidity and all the related problems.
    Love the way you have picturised it.

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  28. nice recipe with beautiful pictures and you explained it so well
    SPICE UP THE CURRY

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  29. I lovee filter coffee and do it the same way. My friend, who is from bangalore, always sends me Cothas powder and it is absolutely lovely.

    I am craving to have another cup of coffee after seeing these lovely photos.

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  30. Thanks for such a beautiful post, and for all the effort taking step wise pics , v helpful n descriptive post

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  31. Awesome pics raks and plus thanks for letting me know the coffee brands. Been using bru and the results weren't as good. Will try coorg next time.

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  32. I use Cothas too. Bought a espresso maker a year ago and enjoying my morning coffee even better. Just had my coffee and your pictures give me an extra boost.

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  33. Awesome pics Raks..I feel like I already had a tumbler of Filter coffee after looking at those clicks!

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  34. Beautiful post,..I luv coffee like anything,specially filter coffee:) will refer to ur post whenever I try,.:)

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  35. Aaaahhh This is the only job what I do for my self every morning. with out a cup of coffee I can not imagen my day.You are right Raks not every one can make a good coffee.I like degree coffee with sweet and bitter taste ummm. you have tempted me now I am going to make a cup of coffee for my self.. Lovely post and like the pictures superb like a fresh coffee..

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  36. thanks to you, now i'll be able to brew it the correct way! i always used to put the coffee powder on top of the handle... and wonder why the brew is always so diluted!!

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  37. wowwww... im a big fan of this ... alwayz wonder how to make it with that small steel vessel... wonderful detailed post Raks.. :)

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  38. Thanks a lot for sharing this preparation of filter coffee. I would prefer it over Nescafe any day.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  39. Love the clicks and feel like drinking..:). I too have stored lots of powder in freezer. But laziness doing instantly

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  40. This is the best post ever on filter coffee..I luv this coffee so much,Of course my hometown Thanjavur is very famuous for it.Its like a breath for many people,Jus cant live without it.

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  41. This is great! And how convenient...I was just thinking about filter coffee yesterday.

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  42. Though its a cliche, I have to say this : "Besh besh romba nalla irukku" Super aa irukku kapi, I miss it so much here in the states. India lendu 1/2 kilo vangindu vanden, and I finished that long ago...Super photos!

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  43. Nothing like a good cup of filter coffee to get you started in the morning! The coffee looks divine like you said and lovely pics !

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  44. Filter coffee rombs stronga supera erukku...well explained too...superb shots..love it!!

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  45. A coffee lovers true urge of his needs is satisfied with a sip of degree coffee. Good work.

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  46. looks great! Would love some...

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  47. lovely photos! I need a filter coffee right now! Heading out to the nearest darshini :)

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  48. superb post raji.. well brewed coffee.. looks very fresh and aromatic.. Nice clicks

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  49. Superb post Raks. Love the second click :).

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  50. Lovely post !! Though I'm not big coffee person I love to prepare it for others !! Could smell the coffee from here !! I wanted to post about it but did not like the pics I took...

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  51. The pics are so good.....looking at them I can imagine how good it must have smelled.

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  52. Lovely post Raji. It felt very nice to read "kothas coffee" in Kannada :)

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  53. i never knew this was called degree coffee. i have the filter and have been wanting to share the recipe for so long but don't have a tumbler set for the pictures :D

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  54. am a die hard fan of coffee. used to take 6 cups of coffee when I was in Chennai.
    kumbakonam degree coffee thats what they say and i used to wonder what is this degree coffee.
    very useful post Raji
    too tempting pictures
    am going to literally try this for sure. i have been hunting this kind of post for ages .
    bookmarked this page forever. am sure this is the perfect degree coffee .

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  55. Lovely pics Raks..who can say No to this...simply love this:)

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  56. Prepared coffee ur way today with bru filter coffee :) truly relished it,.:)

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  57. love this...i missed my filter in idia itself.....

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  58. Guess I need one now dear! Slurrrrpppp :)

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  59. Hi Raji, nice post...I like filter coffee very much for its aroma n flavour, get boosted before drinking itself because of their smell. But never tried on my Own, after seeing ur your tempting pics i am craving for it Will soon buy coffee filter n try on my own...

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  60. thanks for sharing the tips for a perfect cup of coffee

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  61. I love making my coffee the most basic way. Thank you for such an amazing guide!

    What do you use to froth the milk?

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  62. Awesome!!! I am a coffee lover and i am just drooling over the pictures. It makes me want to have a cup of hot coffee right away!

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  63. hi raks
    it seems u r also a coffee lover....its looks perfect....we all love coffee.

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  64. love the pic, makes me want a glass right now :)

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  65. Perfect cup of coffee..awesome clicks..

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  66. I can smell the coffee flavor here.. perfect decoction coffee and marvelours clicks....

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  67. Ha ha Raji the first para suits me aptly i never drink coffee before marriage and my in laws family being coffee lovers now i can make good filter coffee and now even my days r not without coffee..wonderful clicks ..

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  68. amazing pictures! This is my first comment in the blog world and i am doing it for coffee. My parents, sister and brothers are ardent lovers of good filter coffee. I was not much inclined to coffee/tea but now having come to US, the weather here has made me to drink coffee. I try to simulate the filter coffee in coffee maker with US brand coffee powder. With lots of trials, now I can make a good one! Your blog is simple to understand but has a great appeal. Continue this good service to vegetarianism.

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  69. Thank you All :) Thanks a lot Usha Rajo for your comment and appreciation! :)

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  70. Hi Raks, you rock in every recipe that you post. Perfect recipes. This filter coffee reminds me of my mom's coffee. I have not even tried for a filter coffee since my marriage. I go for the instant one, as I m not confident to get it right. And frankly, I don't follow blogs generally, as I used to think that no one else could give the perfect recipe like my mom. But I changed my mind after trying recipes from ur blog. All credits to u. Now whenever it is too late to call my mom (as I live in UK), I used to just login to ur blog and start cooking straight away. :-)
    Love ur recipes and especially the images that u post along with the recipes. :-)
    And i am still waiting for Adhirasam recipe from you. Also can u please post recipe for masala tea/ chai. My husband loves it, but I m no good at it. :-(.

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  71. Thank you so much Haasini to write such a sweet comment :) I will sure try adhirsam b4 this diwali and post ;) Will also post masala chai soon! Keep visiting!!

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  72. Totally "Narasus Kaapi" Shot :)

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  73. What a lovely pictorial! Filter Kapi like this makes me weak in the knees! I am a tea drinker, i admit, however, i'd *never* say no to this coffee!

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  74. Aaa haa... all i wanna do is have a cup of filter kaapi right now :-)

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  75. Congratulations! on the DMBLGiT win Raks..
    Glad to have found your blog :)
    Even though I don't drink coffee, filter kaapi almost runs in the veins of my family.. Mom and dad have to have their quota daily!

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  76. This looks so tempting.. I miss this coffee big time

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  77. Dear Raji,

    Today, I was browsing some old news papers and for my surprise, your filter coffee image was there in that news paper! Its not a recipe post, but some other writing. I don't know whether they have took your permission to use the image or not. But there's no name or copyright mentioned on that pick.
    I have the hard copy of that news paper, but couldn't find the soft copy for that day on the net. Its a Kannada magazine, 'Kannadaprabha' dated 5th June 2012.
    Better you put a watermark on the images which you put here. Else, simply we will put on our efforts and the credit goes to somebody else!

    Cheers!
    Vani

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  78. Hi Really very happy tht you posted filter coffee recipe.. my mil too prepares only filter coffee... my hubby loves filter coffee which i dont know to prepare.. i tried once but the coffee was like hot water ( too watery to taste... hope you understand)

    so i preapre only bru/sunrise coffee..

    Thanks a lot you hv even specified even the exact amount of quantity required for recipe...

    even i hv the small coffee filter as shown in the image...

    I hv one doubt.. you hv specified tht u roughly calculate 1 &1/2 tsp coffee powder per person.. how much glass of water should i add for 1&1/2 tsp coffee powder approximately ?

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  79. Thanks :) For 1 serving u can use approximately 1/4 cup water I think

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  80. thanks a lot for prompt reply..:)

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  81. i am from Lucknow and while returning from Bangalore 2 days before...i bought cothas coffee powder....but was not able to make it properly...thanks a lot for sharing the recipe

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  82. I followed through the first few steps. I am using coffee day's filter coffee powder. Somehow my decoction turns out to be very thin, even after pressing the powder well. Tried it several times but no luck. I end up drinking watery coffee :(

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  83. Hi,

    Make sure you boil the water well.
    One more thing, try to add more coffee powder or reduce your water you are pouring. Sure you will get thick coffee. Hope this helps. Let me know if you still have the problem

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  84. very nice explanation.thanks

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  85. filter coffee is very delicious

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  86. 22 year old/ young single boy from Delhi says thank you! cheers.

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  87. Beautiful clicks Raaji. Romba Nanna Irunthathu.Loved this post and makes me remember and miss my Coffee Day times back in India. By the way we need to add sugar while storing the decoction in the refrigerator as it is a natural flavour locking agent.The refrigerant has the tendency to remove natural flavour from stored foods and coffee being volatile loses flavour. Maybe thats why your MIL says to add sugar. Anyway its best to have it brewed fresh. I hope i can come over to your place for a cup of fresh coffee.Heeeeeeeeee!! I am not sure what blend of Coffee Day you use. My mom uses Pure Peaberry and sometimes mix it with Peaberry and Plantation A in a 75 : 25 ratio without chicory. Try this next time.

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  88. Good one. Add milk on top of coffee dicoction..(my tip)...you will get fantastic taste.. Enjoy...

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  89. Good one.. For a tasty coffee.. You should add milk on top of Coffee dicoction.. which will give different type of taste and you will love it..

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  90. good tips mam but you add milk in coffee decoction it will mix well......... try it

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  91. good tips mam but you add milk in coffee decoction it will mix well......... try it

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  92. Hi, thanks for explaining the authentic procedure of making filter coffee. I recently relocated to Bangalore and started making filter coffee after reading your blog however, I have not yet gained expertise in it.
    I prepare coffee at home using 2&1/2 teaspoons of Cothas House hold coffee and fill half of the medium sized coffee filter with hot water. But I never get a thick coffee decotion you have shown in the left image but I always end up with the one shown in right image. What ratio of coffee:chicory is recommended to get best results (80% coffee, 20% chicory OR 70% coffee, 30% chicory OR no chicory at all)?

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    1. I think it has chicory. 20%. Make sure you press it tightly with your fingers and try using more coffee powder and see. Say 3-4 tsp.

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  93. I could almost taste it. Wonder if they are available in K-Cup style

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  94. Hey this is fabulous!! but i need proportions! how much water should i add to the coffee powder?
    also, sometimes the water just does not go down because the holes get blocked.. what should i do in that case?

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    1. Roughly water level should be double the height you add coffee powder. Before making coffee, show the holes over direct flame for 30 seconds and tap gently over counter top. Helps to remove the blocks.

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    2. Super!! im gono try some right after office today :) Cuz after i read ur article, i feel i have been making coffee wrong all these years!!
      Also, one BIG mistake that i have been making all these years is that once i add the water, i move the plate with handle up and down!! i think that is what is not giving me the desired result!
      Like you explained, i should just add the coffee, press down the coffee with my fingers, gently place the plate with handle and then pour the hot water and close the lid.
      That will give me that awesome thick decoction :)
      I'll make some today and share the experience with you tomorrow :)
      Thanks again!!

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  95. This pic. So awesome it makes me to pick and drink it. It smells here from the picture

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  96. This pic. So awesome it makes me to pick and drink it. It smells here from the picture

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  97. Filter coffee has been ringing in my mind (dunno why) for the last couple of days and that's how I landed here. I don't have this coffee machine at home, and I have Sunrise instant coffee powder. How can I make filter coffee with it? Sorry, I have zero knowledge about filter coffees. Is it possible to make filter coffee without that machine? If yes, how?

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  98. Pictures are missing again!!

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  99. Wow !! I have been fan of Filter Coffee from days it was available in Mumbai like cutting chaay, but it is out now, It could be only found in some Southindian Specialty restaurants, I have never known the recipe. I will surely try and update the experience. !!!

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  100. After cooking and writing skills its the photography that enhances your cookbook to awesome.So eager to know what SLR and lens used.Whoever done this,its a brilliant esply the pic with caption - degree coffee..keep doing well.

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    1. This particular pic which you want to know is with Nikon D40X along with kit lens 18-55mm

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  101. hi can you pls tell me where can i get freshly ground indian coffee powder here in sg..?
    perfect filter coffee from someone who s not a grt fan of it..:):) love ur clicks!!

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    1. Freshly ground Indian coffee, I don't think we get it here. But Kothas is really good, you should try.

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  102. Coffee is all about COLOR . FLAVOR and TASTE , these can be achieved only by correct blend of P-Berry , Plantation and Arabica , this is what i learnt by years of experimentation finally FROTH further enhances , the coffee i prepare the froth remains till the last SIP !! ::)

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  103. Very nice storage containers for both coffee and sugar.plz tell how can we search for such containers online

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    1. It's a set of jars - You can google "coffee sugar tea jar set" May be you will find one in amazon or ebay.

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  104. Can you please tell me the exact quantity of water to be added? As you mentioned for 4 teaspoons of coffee powder how much water to be added?
    (Sorry if it sounds silly question)

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  105. where do u get cothas in Singapore... i used to buy from Mustafa everytime and now no more stock... :( I tried almost all tamil stores in Thekka...

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    1. I got once from mustafa too, if not get it in Murugan traders next to Saravana bhavan. You can also check with Abdul Rahim store, UpperDickson road.

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  106. Great post. Thank you! I live in the US. My mom had brought Brookbond coffee from India and the coffee came out very authentic, when I followed your recipe. When it finished, I bought Cotha's and Bru's coffee powder but it did not taste like filter coffee :( I do not know how these brands are so much recommended by you and other filter coffee lovers.. Am I doing something wrong?

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  107. Rajii U r tempting me to drink coffee.. so nice perfect.. I want to visit your home once at least for this filter coffee..

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  108. Filter coffee making is easy and interesting process where the filter extracts the whole content from the powder and when the decotion mixes with pure milk the colour lightens, taste increases and our mood swings positively. That is the greatness of filter coffee.

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  109. you are my filter coffee Rockstar! #gokaphi

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  110. Raks you are jus awesum.love ur recpies.i m a star cook at my home all bcoz of ur recipe.
    Can u plz guide where in sng you bought these coffee powder(ntuc?mustfa?)
    And can i use these coffee for making normal coffe using whisking method

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    1. Hi this is available in mustafa sometimes and murugan stores has it most of the times. Next to saravana bhavan. This can be made only for brewing deciction and cannot use directly in milk

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  111. hey do you know where i can purchase Jayanthi Cofee, gold blend in singapore?

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  112. I am not sure sruthi, I have not seen it here in SG

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Kanji Ragi Adai Instant Ragi Dosa Ragi Kanji (Sweet and salt) Instant bajra dosai Varagu adai Kambu dosa Samai pongal Kuthiraivali sakkara pongal Kodo millet pulao easy kambu kanji Milagu jeeraga varagu adai Tindora varagu rice Thinai semiya upma Millet idli dosa Samai upma kozhukattai Idly 5 taste uthappam Rava Kichidi Poori Rice/Arisi Sundal Puli Idiyappam Stuffed Idiyappam Adai Lemon Aval Tamarind aval Rawa Idly Ven pongal Palak Poori Bhatura Pesarattu adai Arisi upma Ulundhu Kozhukattai Aval Kozhukattai Aval upma Killu Adai Neer Urundai Paruppu Idiyappam Vermicelli Biryani &Thayir semiya Chapati noodles Vegetable hakka noodles Bread Upma Eggless French toast Veg momos Sabudana Khichdi Rava upma Milagu idiyappam Ragi Kanji Tomato sevai Kanda batata Poha Mini idli sambar Kanchipuram idli Grilled chocolate sandwich Jaggery idiyappam Schezwan noodles Indian style veg sunny side up Brinjal gosthu Onion tomato Gosthu Tomato Gosthu Tiffin sambar with moong dal Tiffin samabr with toor dal Kumbakonam Kadappa Recipe Vegetable stew Tomato kurma Vada curry Potato masala for poori Gotsu for pongal Vada curry2 Coconut chutney Mint Chutney Coconut Mint chutney Coconut Coriander chutney Onion tomato Chutney Thengai thogayal Sutta kathirikkai chutney Raw green chilli chutney Onion Chutney Karivepillai Chutney Chutney recipe collection Mango thogaiyal  Ridgegourd chutney Easy red chuntey Onion chilly chutney Peanut chutney Basic coconut chutney Garlic chutney Idli podi Poondu milagai podi Lunch menu 1 Lunch menu 2 Lunch menu 3 Lunch menu 4 Lunch menu 5 Lunch menu 6 Lunch menu 7 Lunch menu 8 Lunch menu 9 Lunch menu 10 Lunch menu 11 Lunch menu 12 Lunch menu 13 Lunch menu 14 Lunch menu 15 Lunch menu 16 Lunch menu 17 Lunch menu 18 Lunch menu 19 Lunch menu 20 Lunch menu 21 Lunch menu 22 Lunch menu 23 Lunch menu 24 Lunch menu 25 Lunch menu 26 Lunch menu 27 Lunch menu 28 Lunch menu 29 Lunch menu 30 Lunch menu 31 Lunch menu 32 Lunch menu 33 Lunch menu 34 Lunch menu 35 Lunch menu 36 Lunch 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poriyal Potato podimas Potato curry Broccoli Stir fry Cauliflower curry Baby corn subzi Tindora Stir fry/Kovakkai kari Aloo methi Vendakkai curry 100% Microwave spicy potato curry Brinjal in Onion tomato base Kathirikai Kari Chow chow/Chayote curry Cluster bean paruppu Usili Soya chunks curry Senaikizhangu fry Aloo Gobi mutter curry Aloo Bhindi fry  Arbi curry Small potato curry Baby corn pepper fry Senai kizhangu fry Bitter gourd fry Paasi payaru sweet sundal Sweet corn sundal Peanut sundal Channa sundal Channa dal sundal Rajma sundal Moong dal sundal Pattani sundal Black channa sundal Crispy cauliflower fries Crispy ladies finger fries Crispy bitter gourd fries Sepankizhangu Varuval Vazhakkai chips Senaikizhangu chips Aloo tuk Kothamalli thogayal Pudina thogayal Paruppu thogayal Coconut thogayal Gongura thogayal Keerai Masiyal Pirandai thogaiyal Coriander seeds podi Coriander leaves Thokku Paruppu Podi Karuveppilai podi Poricha kuzhambu Poricha kuzhambu easy curry leaves kuzhambu Mochakottai kuzhambu Paruppu urundai kuzhambu More Kuzhambu Pumpkin gravy Ridge gourd gravy Pepper Kuzhambu Poondu Kuzhambu Kara Kuzhambu Thakkali kuzhambu Keerai Sambar Arachuvitta sambar Mango sambar Dhahi Kadhi Dal tadka/Dal fry Dal tadka (Using moong dal) Dal palak Tomato Kadhi Sukku milagu kuzhambu Brinjal masala kuzhamu Easy pepper kuzhambu Vathal kuzhambu Vendakkai sambar Avarakkai sambar Methi dal Varutharacha kuzhambu Easy basic rasam Lemon/ginger rasam Puli saru/vendhaya vengaya rasam Paruppu rasam Pepper rasam Tomato rasam Agathi keerai thanni saaru Manathakkali thanni saaru Veppam poo rasam Mysore rasam Buttermilk rasam Annasi/ Pineapple rasam Vegetable stock recipe Carrot soup Tomato Soup Sweet corn soup Minestrone soup Palak soup Broccoli soup Cauliflower potato soup

Methi Roti/ Methi Thepla Triangle paratha Aloo parata Gobi Paratha Cabbage Paratha Mooli Paratha Naan Roti/Chappati Onion paratha Ragi adai Mixed vegetable stuffed paratha Soya kheema paratha Easy palak paratha Peas paratha Lachha paratha Paneer paratha Capsicum Cheese paratha Rajma paratha Butter kulcha Missi roti Broccoli paratha Kashmiri naan Mooli paratha 2
Mixed vegetable kurma Potato kurma Kadai Bhendi Aloo palak Aloo bhendi masala Dal Makhani Boondhi raita Channa Bhatura Pindi Channa Peas masala Aloo Gobi Gobi Masala restaurant style Channa for Bhatura Baby corn Kurma 100% Microwave Butter Paneer masala Cauliflower and peas kurma Onion tomato gravy Whole green gram dhal Palak paneer Mutter paneer Masala Butter paneer masala Paneer Bhurji Cheesy Cauliflower Kofta Curry Hyderabad Subz Korma Paneer Jalfrezi Recipe Shahi paneer Kadai Paneer Paneer Pasanda Dum Aloo / Aloo dum Rajma masala Methi mutter malai Peas masala2 Chilli paneer gravy Potato masala for poori Aloo Bhaji Veg Manchurian Gravy Dal baati Schezwan baby potatoes Baingan bharta Malai kofta gravy Ridge gourd sabji Corn capsicum masala Puli sadham/tamarind rice with garlic Puliyogare Baby corn Pulav Tomato peas pulao Sweet corn pulao Tomato rice Tomato Bath Small potato Briyani Sprouted green gram fried rice Vegetable fried rice Fried rice Garlic rice Paneer fried rice Vaangi bath Coconut milk veg.briyani Capsicum rice Sambar sadam Vegetable Biryani Layered vegetable Biryani Mushroom biryani Thengai Sadham Peanut rice Jeera Rice Mango rice Curd rice/ thayir sadam Lemon rice Veg pulao Sesame rice Channa pulao Jeera cashew pulao Beetroot pulao Narthangai sadam Instant puli sadam Methi pulao Soya chunks biryani Curry leaves rice Kashmiri pulao Dal kichdi Tawa pulao Badhusha Jangri Sweet boondhi Jalebi Maida Burfi Kesar Burfi Paal Kesari(Kesari using milk) Rava Kesari Semiya Kesari Fruit Kesari Ras malai Rasgulla Rava Ladoo Corn flour halwa Carrot Halwa Beetroot Halwa Badam Halwa Shahi Tukra/tukda Sandesh Kaju Katli Coconut Barfi Sweet somas Aval ladoo Atta ladoo Nei urundai Besan ladoo Gulab Jamun Mysore pak Boondi ladoo Chocolate burfi Microwave therattipal Aval kesari Eggless chocolate mousse Apple custard Nutella truffles Mango Sago Caramel bread pudding Aval payasam Fine vermicelli payasam Vermicelli payasam Sago/javarisi payasam Paal Kozhukattai Payatham paruppu payasam Paal payasam/ Milk Kheer Coconut payasam Paal kozhukattai jaggery Badam kheer Akkaravadisal Thiruvathirai Adai and Kali Sweet pooranam Pori Urundai for karthigai Deepam Kozhukattai Ulundu Kozhukattai Uppu vella seedai Poli Adhirasam Sakkarai Pongal Sakkarai Pongal -2 Kalkanndu pongal Paal pongal 7 kari kootu Wheat flour Appam Suzhiyan Adhirasam Panakam Nei appam Karadaiyan nonbu adai Maida seedai  Ellu kozhukattai Vella kozhukattai Nel pori urundai Sweet pidi kozhukattai Baby corn manchurian Gobi Manchurian Baby corn Bajji Plantain skin pakoras Oma podi/sev Onion pakoda(with mint leaves) Murukku(potato murukku) Kai murukku(with video) Thattai Kara sev Kara boondi Thenkuzhal Murukku Magizhampoo Murukku Savory Diamond cuts Uppu seedai and vella seedai Ola Pakoda/ Ribbon Pakoda Sweet diamond cuts Ulundhu vadai/Medhu vadai Vazhai poo vadai Keera vadai Masala vadai Cabbage vadai Thavala vadai Chilli Paneer Dry Vegetable cutlets Paneer Pakora Palak pakora Mysore Bonda Spring rolls Panner Tikka in oven Gulnar seekh kababs Corn seekh Kebab Corn Rolls Dhokla Khandvi Samosa Gobi 65 Beach style kara pori Aloo Bonda Chilli Bajji Vazhakkai Bajji Ring murukku Wheat flour murukku Spicy Mixture Bread Bajji Mini samosa Baked idli fry Seepu seedai Cashew murukku sabudana vada Thayir vadai Punugulu Green chutney 1 Green Chutney 2 Red chutney Sev Poori Vada Pav Bhel puri Dahi vada Dahi puri Pav bhaji Vada Pav Raj Kachori Canape chaat Aloo channa chaat Peanut chaat Chilli Parotta Upma adai Sweet and kara paniyarams Soya kheema toast Kaima Idli Chutney Idli Cocktail Idli Aloo veg grilled sandwich Aloo kathi roll Ammini kozhukattai Eggless Pancakes Red velvet pancakes Pizza Homemade paneer tikka pizza Bread Pizza / Pizza cups Vegetable Puffs Easy cheesy pasta Homemade Pasta sauce Macaroni and cheese Corn Chat Stir fried spaghetti Aglio olio Veg momos Creamy tomato pasta Broccoli pesto pasta Baked pasta muffins Spaghetti with Spinach Masala pasta Capsicum cheese paratha Aloo kathi roll Spicy veggie pizza Nutella chapati Blueberry pancakes Corn potato toast Spinach lasagna How to make paneer Ghee Ginger garlic Paste Garam masala powder Homemade Pasta sauce Homemade tortillas Sambar powder Rasam powder Koozh vadam Elai vadam mor milagai Tomato Thokku Neer Nellikkai/Pickled goose berries Mango thokku/ Maanga thokku Maa Inji Oorugai/Mango Ginger Pickle Mango Instant pickle Vadu manga pickle Narthangai Pachadi Filter Coffee Microwave hot chocolate Ginger cardamom tea Masala milk Kothamalli thanni Panakam Carrot Juice Carrot orange juice Cantaloupe juice Grape juice Pomegranate juice Guava lime cooler Papaya Honey Smoothie Honeydew melon smoothie Vanilla caramel milkshake Mango milkshake Nutella banana milkshake Chikku/Sapota milk shake Strawberry milkshake Pineapple,lychee melody Apple lemonade Tomato Juice Yellow watermelon Juice Orange juice with lemon Strawberry lemonade Watermelon juice Panneer Soda Custard powder Icecream Neer mor Masala chaas Red velver hot cocoa Jigarthanda Masala neer mor Mango lassi Ice lemon tea Masala coke Oreo milkshake Rose milk popsicles Honeydew melon granita Custard powder Icecream Easy nutella banana icecream Mango sorbet Ilaneer sorbet Grape popsicle Mango icecream Watermelon granita Stuffed Masala Buns Garlic Buns Garlic bread Khara buns Potato buns Pizza buns Eggless Jam biscuits Eggless Choco chip cookies Oma biscuits Oats savory crackers Shortbread cookies Eggless tutty fruity cake Microwave chocolate cake Eggless chocolate cake- Eggless vanilla Cake Eggless brownies Eggless Banana Walnut Muffins Eggless blueberry muffins Eggless chocolate muffins Eggless Choco chip muffins Eggless Orange cake Eggless date cake Raspberry cheese cake Eggless carrot muffins Macaroni and cheese Aglio olio Homemade tortillas Redbean quesadilla Eggless Pancakes Homemade Tomato Salsa Guacamole Veg momos Granola recipe Oven baked baby potatoes Bruschetta Focaccia Thai green curry Corn fritters Butter Corn pasta Red bean/Rajma tacos