Filter Coffee

This is a South Indian coffee filter, used to make filter coffee. It comes in various sizes.

It has 2 cylindrical vessels. The top vessel has perforations and fits into the lower vessel. To know more, swipe up!

This is the top vessel with perforations in it.

This is the base vessel which collects the coffee brew.

Take ground coffee and put it in the top vessel with perforations. To know more, swipe up!

Gently spread the coffee powder with your fingers or a small spoon.

Place the pressing disc with the handle over the coffee powder.

Bring water to a boil in a saucepan.

After the water comes to a boil, gently pour it in the top vessel.

Fill it up to ¾ or till it is almost full.

Cover with the lid and let it sit for 10 to 12 minutes. To know more, swipe up!

This is how the top vessel with some water left in it looks like.

Cover and keep the brewed coffee aside.

Heat full fat or whole milk until it begins to boil.

Add sugar in a tumbler (glass).

Pour boiling milk directly in the tumbler through a strainer.

Strain the milk to avoid the malai (layer of cream on top) that comes with the boiled milk.

Pour brewed coffee in the tumbler.

This is the almost ready filter coffee.

Now, take a dabarah or davara to froth the filter coffee. To know more, swipe up!

Pour the coffee from the davara into the tumbler.

Repeat this step again at least 2 to 3 times. To know more, swipe up!

Serve filter coffee as soon as it is made. For more recipes, visit