· 1 cup water
· 1 tablespoon of extra finely ground coffee (powder consistency)
· 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom, or 1 cardamom pod
· sugar (optional)
Bring water and sugar to a boil in ibrik. If you do not have an ibrik, a small saucepan will work. Remove from heat and add coffee and cardamom. Return saucepan to heat and allow to come to a boil. Remove from heat when coffee foams. Again, return to heat, allowing to foam and remove from heat. Pour into cup, and allow to sit for a few minutes for the grounds to settle to the bottom of the cup. Cardamom pod may be served in cup for added flavor.
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