Coffee plays a huge role in the hospitality and tradition of Lebanese and most Arab countries in across the Middle East, in actuality they have cultivated a peculiar way of brewing and preparing their coffee. Coffee is everywhere, but there is something that makes the Lebanese coffee unique and different from the rest, with its tempting flavors and rich taste, I present you with some interesting facts about Lebanese coffee also known as the Arabic coffee.
#1: Nutrition Facts
Lebanese coffee is also known as Turkish coffee and Greek coffee. A little cup of Lebanese coffee is just about free of any calories or fat. Despite that, the small calorie it contains is derived from the protein found in coffee. However, Carbohydrate is not present in Lebanese coffee, the consumption of coffee with milk and sugar will somewhat reflect its carbohydrate levels.
#2: Health Benefits
A significant amount of reliable studies has revealed that the intake of Lebanese coffee can reduce the start of some dreadful illness, such as Dementia, heart diseases some type of cancer, even Type 2 diabetes. In this regard, it will be wise to also consume coffee in reasonable quantity owing to the presence of caffeine, which can reduce the circulation of blood in the blood vessels. In the same vein, people with conditions such as insomnia and high blood pressure should reduce the consumption of coffee or rather steer clear of it.
Lebanese coffee is perfectly brewed out of roasted grounded arabica coffee beans. It’s often called Khaleeji in the UAE. This unique coffee is readily available in such restaurants as Cafe Jouney and other supermarkets around the country. It is quite easy to prepare though, you can use a coffee pot, get any locally made coffee pot and get these items available: cloves, cardamom, and saffron, in addition to the already gotten well-grounded Arabic coffee beans which makes the ingredient complete. Now, add the coffee followed by cardamom into the hot water also add the cloves, then wait about 10 minutes, take it off the heat, and let the coffee bean settle down. Then filter the steaming coffee into a cup or flask.
Lebanese coffee plays a huge role in the traditions of Lebanese, and most often served and enjoyed together in special occasions such as Ramadan and Eid, even in social meetings Lebanese coffee can be served and enjoyed together. Lebanese coffee is not just unique in its preparations but also for the in like manner it is savored.