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Noun. July 7, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

coffee that is prepared the traditional way in south India and served in a dabra set. It involves, making a strong coffee decoction in a filter set (usually a long process) and topping it with hot milk and sugar. the only way coffee must be had in south India.

Usage

Balaji (a chaste brahmin) at the Taj: These fellows send coffee like water early in the morning and charge me Rs.500 for it! If amma was here, I would have sent her to their kitchen to make some good filter coffee and show them how it is to be made. blaggards!
Added 2011-08-31 by sykil

Root

English

Region

South India

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

blaggards, filter set, dabra set
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