4 coffee cups of water, about 100 ml (3 1/2 fl oz) each
4 cardamom pods
4 teaspoons very finely ground Arabica coffee
4 teaspoons sugar
Place the measurement water and cardamom pods in a small saucepan and carefully spoon the coffee and sugar on top. Gently stir the sugar and coffee into the surface of the water, making sure you don't touch the bottom of the pan with the spoon.
Bring to just below boiling point over a medium heat, gradually drawing in the outer edges of the coffee into the middle to create a froth. Just as the coffee is about to bubble, spoon some of the froth into 4 coffee cups and pour in the coffee. Leave to stand for 1 minute before drinking to let the coffee grains settle at the bottom of the cups.