Your day doesn’t begin without it and it’s the reason you’ve survived all those all-nighters completing assignments. We’re talking about coffee—the one drink that doesn’t disappoint like that cuppa tea that wears out too soon. You’ve been hooked ever since your first sip so why not experiment with it some more?
 

Turkish Coffee

Turkish Coffee

Origin—Turkey

The one secret ingredient that makes it stand out from the rest.

Ingredients: 1 cup water, 1 tbsp ground coffee, ⅛ tsp ground cardamom, sugar

Instructions: Boil water and sugar in a saucepan. Remove from heat and add coffee and cardamom. Put it to boil again till the coffee foams.

 

Masala Coffee

Masala Coffee

Origin—India

Coffee meant for the masala chai lovers.

Ingredients: 1 cup milk, 1 cup water, 3 cardamom pods, 1 tbsp sugar, 1 cinnamon stick, 2 tbsp ground coffee

Instructions: Boil milk and water and add the rest of the ingredients to it. Stir and let it boil for 3-4 minutes. Strain coffee using a cheesecloth and boil again.

 

Egg Coffee

Egg Coffee

Origin—Vietnam

So rich, you wouldn’t know whether it’s a drink or dessert.

Ingredients: 1 egg, 3 tsp coffee powder, 2 tsp condensed milk, 1 cup water

Instructions: Brew a cup of coffee and crack an egg. Whisk the yolk and sweetened condensed milk in a bowl until frothy. Add 1 tbsp of brewed coffee and whisk. Pour the brewed coffee and add the egg mixture on top.

 

Mexican Coffee

Mexican Coffee

Origin—Mexico

Are you thinking what we’re thinking? Alcohol!

Ingredients: 30ml Kahlua, 15ml brandy, 1tsp chocolate syrup, ground cinnamon, whipped cream, hot coffee

Instructions: Fill a coffee mug with Kahlua, brandy, chocolate syrup and cinnamon and pour hot coffee on it. Stir and top with whipped cream.

 

Filter Coffee

Filter Coffee

Origin—India

The infamous South Indian filter ‘kaapi’.

Ingredients: 1 cup water, 4tbsp ground coffee powder, 1 cup milk

Instructions: Stack two metal filters. Add powdered coffee to the top filter. Cover it with a plunger and pour boiling water on top. The concentrated coffee will drip down to the lower filter. Now boil the milk and add the coffee decoction to it.

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