The extract is made from dark roasted coffee beans in the proportion of (70%-80%) and chicory (20%-30%). The coffee beans are roasted at an optimum temperature and then ground to obtain the filter coffee powder. The most commonly used coffee beans are Arabica and Robusta, they are grown in the hills of Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris District), Karnataka (Kodagu District), and Kerala (Malabar region).
Coffee extract is prepared with a metal vessel that has two cylindrical cups, the upper cup has a one of which has a pierced bottom through which the coffee brew percolates and gets collected in the bottom cup. The upper cup consists of two removable parts namely a pressing disc with a central, a stem handle, and a covering lid.