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7 Videos to Make You an Indian Filter Coffee Pro

7 Videos to Make You an Indian Filter Coffee Pro

It’s been a while since the Indian filter coffee culture took the world by storm. Nevertheless, if you are only getting around to it, better late than never, right?

Have you always wanted to learn how to make Indian filter coffee? Not sure where to get started?

We’ve put together a list of 7 incredibly easy-to-follow videos from YouTube that take you through all the steps of making Indian filter coffee.


MasalaKorb

MasalaKorb’s Indian filter coffee tutorial is no simple recipe video. 

The voiceover combined with clean visuals and oriental background music makes for an engaging 6 minutes that’ll get over before you know it.

In addition to showing you how to make Indian filter coffee, the video reflects the emotional connection that many Indians have with Indian filter coffee.

The instructions are communicated well, and you get to understand the purpose of different parts of the filter drip maker.

Don’t have a traditional Indian filter coffee set yet? The presenter also shows you an alternate way of making the drink.


HomeCookingShow

HomeCookingShow’s tutorial begins with an interesting montage of the process.

It showcases perfectly portioned ingredients and explains the recipe in a simple and easy-to-understand manner.

traditional Indian filter coffee maker

This is one of the shortest videos you can watch to know how to make Indian filter coffee. Soothing background music accompanies the tutorial.

But nothing compares to the ASMR that follows towards the end - of piping hot coffee being poured back and forth between tumblers.

In Hema Subramanian’s words itself, “It's very therapeutic.”


Rajshri Food

The conversational tone used by the presenter in this video will definitely make you feel like you’re chatting with a friend about making Indian filter coffee.

The video is split into bite-sized chapters for maximum convenience; you can go back to any section at a later time without even having to bookmark a part of the video or jot it down somewhere.

You’ll also come to learn of an alternate way of making Indian filter coffee using a sieve and muslin cloth.

This tutorial is paced in such a way that you can make your Indian filter coffee while the video is playing out.

Ending on a tidbit of history about coffee in India, the video is one you’ll find yourself going back to till you’ve perfected making the drink.


Nisha Madhulika

Although Nisha Madhulika speaks in Hindi, you can certainly grasp the process of making filter kaapi by watching this video with subtitles.

What’s special about it is that it’s ideal for those who don’t have a traditional Indian filter coffee drip maker. She shows you how you can enjoy delicious Indian filter coffee by using a moka pot.

There’s a homely vibe to the entire video, and you’ll definitely pick up the steps as you get sufficient close-up shots of the process.

Another bit of information that comes in handy is the portion requirements. You’ll learn how much of which ingredient is to be used per cup.

making Indian filter coffee at home

Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana

In the world of Indian cooking, Sanjeev Kapoor needs no introduction.

At a little over 2 mins long, you’d think the video would be rushed. But it’s not - that’s how easy it is to make Indian filter coffee.

The video is full of appealing visuals and peppy background music. Even though there’s no voiceover, or a presenter leading the entire video, you won’t find yourself missing anything.

Get a true feel for watching a cookery show with all the changing angles and camera movements that make learning how to make Indian filter coffee fun.


Gayu Venkat

By now, you’ve probably got a feel for making Indian filter coffee. After all, there’s only so much to it. 

This video has a simplicity to it that conveys the sentiment of homemade coffee. 

Unlike in some of the other videos, there’s no voiceover. The instructions are delivered via text on the screen. So why not screenshot parts of it to save for later?


Tarla Dalal

Tarla Dalal is a household name in India. Her recipe videos have inspired many home chefs.

In this video, you get to read about the entire process before you follow her in making Indian filter coffee. 

She uses a traditional filter coffee drip maker. But that’s not all. You also get to see how a bowl and a muslin cloth work just as well to brew the filter kaapi decoction.



The steps are so easy to follow that you won’t need to watch too many videos too many times.

A lot of these tutorials even come with tips that can make you feel like you’ve been making Indian filter coffee for years.

Ready to become a pro? Check out our specially curated filter coffee bundles that consist of everything you’re going to need. 

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