How to make filter coffee, the South Indian way

Making an authentic cup of filter coffee is easier than you think. Each step is rooted in history and tradition, which differs from household to household.
Don’t worry, though. We’ve compiled everything you need to know to make that perfect cup of South Indian Filter Coffee into this interesting read.


Beans & Blends


As South India’s favourite hot beverage, it only stands to reason that the coffee beans are also procured from states like Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

The perfect filter coffee blend consists of medium-roasted, finely ground coffee beans with a small percentage of chicory added.

One such blend is Chennai’s favourite Leo Special Peaberry + Special A blend. Loved for its medium-bodied and woody taste, this blend is made with A-grade coffee beans.

The Equipment