Sri Krishna Jayanthi / Janmashtami Greetings to all. Though for a majority of India, its a month late, some parts of India, that goes by solar calendar, is celebrating Sri Krishna Janmashtami on 8th September 2012. In Manipal, the city where I am living currently is also celebrating this festival in a grand manner this week along with its twin city, the Temple Town, Udupi. Udupi is known world over for the Temple of Lord Krishna.
As the entire region is busy along with Udupi for the celebrations of birth day of Lord Krishna on the 8th/9th September, I visited the temple, on the eve of the festival. As usual hundreds of flower vendors and fruit vendors descended and spread themselves across all main streets of the city busily selling them to the devotees and families for their festival preparations. All families are busy decorating their homes, while devotees thronging the Temple are working through the night decorating it with flowers, colour full lighting and the entire are…
I like coffee since childhood. I learnt how to make Filter coffee from my mother.My husband also is coffee lover. So my coffee liking continues to influence my present home as well.
Filter coffee powder is different from instant coffee powder. In India, Filter coffee powder is sold in coffee shops and in grocery stores. What makes the filter coffee powder unique is the proportionate mixture of ground roasted coffee beans with powdered chicory. Chicory enhances the taste and the smell of coffee.
The filter coffee is made using an instrument called the coffee filter. The filter brews coffee into a fine dicoction.
The coffee filter is made of two cups:(upper one fits onto the lower one.)
1. Upper cup is like a filter(with pierced base) for filtering out the brewed coffee. The upper cup usually comes with a lid and
2. Bottom cup to collect the decoction(brewed coffee)
Today i will show you how to make Indian filter coffee.
I have used a traditional brass coffee filter her…