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Desi Espresso aka Beaten Coffee


For the Coffee Mix

  • 1 teaspoon Coffee powder
  • 3 teaspoons Sugar Granulated - (adjust to suit your liking)
  • as required Water for mixing

For the Coffee

  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Water


  • Take coffee powder in a cup or bowl.
  • Add adequate sugar.
  • Pour 1/2 teaspoon water into it and start beating.
  • When you see it becoming thick, add a few drops of water and continue beating.
  • Make sure you DON'T add lots of water at once.
  • That is the trick of beating coffee.
  • Keep adding water little by little and continue beating till it turns fluffy.
  • When the volume of coffee increases by a factor of three and the mix turns a few shades lighter, you can consider it done.
  • Patience and perseverance is the crux.
  • Scoop out a spoon or more of this mix and place in a cup.
  • Boil the milk with water and pour into the cup.
  • You can see the mix floating atop the cup.
  • Gently stir it with the spoon.
  • Sprinkle some cocoa powder or shaved chocolate for an extra flavour.
  • Serve hot and enjoy the frothy coffee!!!.