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South Indian Filter Coffee: The Best Ever Version of Coffee?

Listen for the best way to brew the perfect South Indian filter coffee. Also, where did it come from?

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The Madras Coffee, also known as the Mylapore Kaapi, more widely known as the South Indian Filter Coffee, is probably the most recent addition to the culture of South Indian cuisine.

Within less than a century, it has gone from a taboo drink that was believed to be the root of immorality to a part of the morning routine of literally every household in Tamil Nadu.

Here's all you need to know about South India's take on coffee, the history behind it, and why you shouldn't drink it on the go or from a paper cup.

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