Kopi Tarik Berempah (Spiced Frothy Coffee) - Vegetarian PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 18 December 2010 21:48

courtesy : Mrs.Kantheruby Venkatraman


Kopi tarik literally means stretched/pulled coffee;an allusion to the frothing process.A perky coffee with a hint of ginger, cardamom and cinnamon taste.

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2 tablespoon freshly ground coffee
2 cups milk
2 tablespoon sugar
2cm ginger;dry roasted and coarse pounded
4 cardamom seeds;pounded
1 cinnamon stick


Method of preparation:

Pour milk into a pot. Add sugar and bring to a boil.Stir occassionally.Next add pounded ginger,cardamom, cinnamon stick and coffee.Cover and steep for 3 to 5 minutes.Strain the dregs.Pour coffee into a jug(mug). Grab an empty jug(mug).Hold mugs apart.Pour coffee in a steady stream from the filled mug to the empty mug.(in an arching manner);till the coffee froths.(it will take a little practise).Serve hot.



Similarly, teh tarik berempah(spiced frothy tea) could be made using tea leaves.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 January 2012 13:59