Kopi Jahe (Indonesian Coffee with Ginger)

  • Serves

    serves 6


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.


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


Step 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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