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Chicory & South Indian Filter Coffee + Health Benefits You Should Know

Chicory & South Indian Filter Coffee + Health Benefits You Should Know

How did chicory, a root native to Europe, become an essential ingredient in South Indian filter coffee

From its original purpose as filler during times of shortage, chicory is still added to South Indian Filter coffee today and is a subject of much debate. How much is too much & is it even a true ‘kaapi’ when the chicory is removed?

Here we explore the origins of chicory coffee and the added benefits this humble root brings.

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