Some people purchase coffee beans instead of Nescafe, BRU, etc packets available in retail stores. These people will make the coffee powder at home by roasting, grinding, cutting, etc the beans. The time taken to prepare the powder can be 30 to 60 minutes but every minute you spend on this process is worth it. Once your powder is ready, you can use it. The taste of the coffee depends on its preparation method.
The quickest and easiest way to make a coffee is to boil the milk and water and add coffee powder and sugar as per your requirements. Other complex methods are dripping, brewing, etc. To prepare a coffee using the drip/brew, etc methods, you’ll have to follow special steps and dedicate some time or purchase a machine that will automate all the steps. Wikipedia has a great article on various coffee preparation steps. You can go through it if you want to learn or read more about the steps. Which coffee maker you should buy? Here are the 5 great coffee maker machines you can purchase in India:
Best coffee machine in India
Morphy Richards New Europa
New Europa by Morphy Richard features a turbo cappuccino nozzle through which you can add froth to your drink. It comes with a removable drip tray. You can remove this tray and clean it in case the coffee spills during the dripping process. This device is equipped with an 800-watt motor and its operating voltage is around 230 volts. New Europa contains a coffee taste adjustment function and it ships with a stainless steel filter that has a capacity of 2 cups. Morphy Richards offers a glass heat resistant carafe with New Europa and 2 years warranty on the product. New Europa weighs 2.85 kilograms only. It costs below 5000 Rs.
Dripcafe is 2000 Rs cheaper than Morphy Richards New Europa. It also looks good. Dripcafe is a great device to prepare filtered coffee at home or office. It contains a 450-watt heating element and has a thermal fuse for the user’s and the machine’s safety. The operating voltage of this Preethi device is 230 volts. Dripcafe ships with a stainless steel jar and boasts a water level indicator. It features a large red button to switch on/off the coffee maker. According to Preethi, this device can keep the coffee warm for up to an hour and its outer body is made from plastic which is heat resistant. Dripcafe weighs 1.5 kilograms. It comes with a 1-year warranty and is manufactured in India.
Tecnora Caffemio TCM 206
Caffemio TCM 206 is ideal for large/mid-size families as its capacity is 12 cups. It ships three types of filters – 1 built using nylon and 2 built with stainless steel. Tecnora also offers a spoon and coffee powder so that you can get started with its Caffemio coffee machine quickly. According to Tecnora, the nylon filter is ideal for preparing mild coffee in large quantities. You can use the stainless steel filters for preparing large/small quantities of strong coffee. Caffemio TCM 206 flaunts a water level indicator. It consumes 900 watts of power and features a water sprinkler disc along with a pulse water delivery system which ensures that coffee’s flavor is fully extracted. Caffemio’s weight is 2.230 kilograms.
CRAK0028 is a drip coffee maker machine with a capacity of 1.5 liters. Unlike the above machines that offer a stainless steel filter, CRAK0028 comes with a washable nylon filter. This device includes a keep-warm function and requires up to 900-watt power. It can shut down automatically once the drink is ready. Croma offers 2 years warranty on this machine. CRAK0028 offers all these great features for just 2000 Rs.
Black + DECKER BXCM1201IN
Priced below 3000 Rs, BXCM1201IN can make a maximum of 12 cups of coffee at a given time. It has a 1.5-liter water tank and the same capacity heat-resistant glass carafe. It features a digital display and an anti-slip base. BLACK+DECKER’S BXCM1201IN employs a permanent nylon filter and its operating voltage is up to 240 volts. It is powered by an auto-shutdown and auto-start functions and weighs 2.62 kilograms only. Black + DECKER provides a warranty of 2 years BXCM1201IN.
How to choose a coffee maker machine?
We’ve shared the capacity of BXCM1201IN, CRAK0028, TCM 206, Drip Cafe, and New Europa. You can pick one device based on the number of coffee drinkers at your home or office. What if you don’t pick the right device? As the machine may heat up, you may have to wait for some time to prepare the next batch of drinks.
Are the devices easy to use?
If you’ve coffee powder, you can get started with the machine by going through the manual that the manufacturer has shipped with the device and preparing a single drink. Once you’re confident, you can prepare more drinks.