Indonesian Coffee with Ginger (Kopi Jahe)
In Indonesia, coffee drinkers partake in a heady infusion of fresh ginger, cloves, and other spices brewed with sugar and ground coffee to produce kopi jahe. Get the recipe for Indonesian Coffee with Ginger (Kopi Jahe) ». Michael Kraus
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This rustic Indonesian coffee gets a spicy jolt from smashed ginger. This recipe first appeared in our Jan/Feb 2013 issue along with our article The World of Coffee.

Kopi Jahe (Indonesian Coffee with Ginger) Kopi Jahe (Indonesian Coffee with Ginger)
This rustic Indonesian coffee gets a spicy jolt from smashed ginger.
Yield: serves 6

Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp. coarsely ground coffee
  • 1 (3″) piece ginger, smashed
  • 3 12 oz. palm sugar, coarsely chopped

Instructions

  1. Bring coffee, ginger, and sugar to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan with 6 cups water. Reduce heat to medium; cook, stirring until sugar is dissolved.

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