Intro: Coffee From Okra Seeds
This instructable will show you how to make a caffeine-free substitute for coffee from roasted and grounded okra seeds.
Step 1: What You'll Need…
Ingredient: A lot of okra seeds
- French press
- Coffee beans grinder - I substitute with a blender because I don't have a grinder :-(
- A pair of scissor
- A pan (for roasting the seeds)
Completion Time: 20 minutes
Where to buy?
No need to buy if you plant your own okra.
Step 2: When to Harvest the Seeds
Okra is best eaten when its edible green seed pod is tender and crunchy.
However, sometime I forgot to pluck in a day or two, and the pods become fibrous hard not worth to be eaten.
I wait for another week until the pod's skin become wooden and hard.
When the tip of the pod split open, you know that the seeds have mature.
Use a pair of scissor to cut the bottom pod's stem.
I tear open the pod to reveal the seeds.
Step 3: The Roasting and the Grounding
I roast the seed in a medium heat until the seeds start to emit an aroma indicates its done.
When the roasted seeds still warm, I put it into the blender (even better if you have a coffee beans grinder) to ground it.
You can grind it into coarse or fine depends on your likes.
Step 4: The Steeping
I put the fine roasted okra seeds into the french press and add boiled water to steep.
Step 5: The Brewing
I let it brews for a while.
Step 6: The Taste
I press the french press and pour into a cup and then, I have a sip.
The taste? Just like a caffeine-free coffee!
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