Coffee is one of the world’s most well-known beverages, and its fans are likewise generally committed to a certain technique for brewing. Some prefer the Keurig, others the French press, and still others swear by cold brewing. On the other hand, one of the oldest and simplest approaches to brew coffee is Turkish ibrik. Turkish coffee is a very flavorful, and often strong, coffee. It is prepared in an ibrik, a small pot that holds either one or two servings.
In order to make Turkish coffee, you have to begin with fresh medium-cooked beans that are either pounded utilizing a mortar and pestle or ground in a round and hollow metal coffee plant. You will likewise require an ibrik which makes the experience of delivering this coffee all the more fun!
Turkish coffee Step By Step
- Grind the coffee using the Turkish mill or fine grinder. The coffee beans should be ground very fine.
- Measure the amount of water using the demitasse cups. The cups of water will depend on the number of coffee cups you are going to serve and the size of your ibrik.
- Place about one heaping teaspoon (5 g/1/6 oz) of ground coffee beans per demitasse/quarter cup (60 ml/ 2.02 fl. oz) of coffee into the ibrik.
- Add sugar to your taste and a Turkish coffee cup (fincan) of cold water for each cup of coffee you’re making.
Mix and dissolve the coffee and sugar in the water altogether. The sugar ought to be dissolve down before the pot is warmed. This will likewise be the main time in the entire process that you will stir.
- Heat the pot over a low or medium-low fire until it boils.
- Remove the ibrik from the flame when it bubbles to prevent the foam from streaming over the top.
Allow the foam to settle before supplanting the ibrik back on the stove.
- Heat it again until it bubbles for the second time, and remove it again from the heat when it begins to foam.
After the second boil, the coffee may already be served, but a third boil is usually done to ensure a cleaner cup.
- Cool the coffee for some time before serving. Serve the coffee without stirring..
TIPS TO CONSIDER
Turkish coffee uses the finest grind you can have. The coffee becomes more like a powder than anything else.
Use milk (or cream,) instead of water if you would like a rich, creamy drink.
Wait for a minute for the grounds to settle before you get the cup and taste.
Experience the rich, thick flavor; however quit sipping when you taste the grounds coming through. Leave the “mud” in the base of the glass.
The sugar proportion is 1 teaspoon of sugar to each 2 teaspoons of coffee grounds.