1¼ cups water
4 pods cardamom, slit
1 stick cinnamon, broken in half
2 cups strong, freshly brewed Mysore coffee
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons sugar or honey
Boil water in a medium-size pot. Stir in the spices, cover, and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.Stir in the pre-brewed coffee.
Meanwhile, in a saucepan, heat milk until almost boiling.Strain the coffee through a fine mesh strainer covered with cheesecloth into the milk.
Add sweetener, stir, and serve in mugs.