South Indian Filter
South Indian Filter
Traditional slow drip filter for the thick bodied milk coffee

South Indian Filter

Step 1

Weigh 24-26 gms of freshly ground coffee. Grind size should be slightly finer than salt. Bring 200ml of water to boil.

step 1

Step 2

Put 2 tsp of grinds in the top chamber and place the plunger on it. Put the rest of grinds over the plunger. Give a gentle shake for the grinds to settle. Add 30gms of water to wet the grinds and allow it to sit for 30 secs.

Step 2

Step 3

Pour the rest of the water in circular motion slowly and steadily (Use a goose neck kettle for controlled stream of water). Wait till the decoction percolates to the bottom chamber. It will roughly take around 10 mins.

Step 3

Step 4

Place 100 ml milk on the stove-top and get it to boil. Add sugar to taste (optional). Froth the milk by pouring back and forth between the vessel and the tumbler - The South Indian Way, while heating the milk.

Step 4

Step 5

Add hot frothy milk to the decoction. Vary the amount of decoction based on your taste.

Note: For maximum flavours, add equal amount of milk and decoction

Step 5

Step 6

Enjoy a frothy cup of South Indian Filter Kaapi!

Step 6

THINGS YOU NEED

  • South Indian Filter – Two chamber filter with a plunger and lid
  • Freshly Roasted Coffee – 24 gms
  • Water – 200 gms
  • Milk –100 gms
  • Sugar
Full set south indian filter

RATIO AND BREW TIME

  • Coffee : 24 gms
  • Water : 200 gms
  • Time : 10 mins

THINGS YOU NEED

  • South Indian Filter – Two chamber filter with a plunger and lid
  • Freshly Roasted Coffee – 24 gms
  • Water – 200 gms
  • Milk –100 gms
  • Sugar
Full set south indian filter

RATIO AND BREW TIME

  • Coffee : 24 gms
  • Water : 200 gms
  • Time : 10 mins