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Mombasa Coffee

From: “Flavors of Africa Cookbook”

SERVES 4 , 2 cups

  • 3 cardamom pods, unhusked
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 2 cups water
  • 5 teaspoons coffee, freshly ground

Boil the cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves in the water in a pot for 10 minutes.

Add the coffee and boil 5 minutes longer.

Pour into a serving pot, but do not strain the spices.

Allow to stand until the grounds settle, then pour into small cups.

*You can also make this by adding the whole spices and coffee to the basket of an automatic coffee brewer.