[QUOTE="Thyagarajan, post: 4133404, member: 472312"In some other hotels tooo in Chennai and interior of south India, the decoction ready with sugar syrup added already and they claim extra effort required to make coffee without sugar......[/QUOTE] The sugar syrup is a Fructose Corn syrup exported from forin. Not at all equivalent to the refined cane sugar, or sucrose, whose chemical formula you seem to have learnt by heart If restaurants start using sugared coffee decoctions, those are probably industrial size bags of what is marketed for consumers in smaller packets in sugar-free format. Rs. 135 for 250ml. of decoction product online from amazondotin, that looks like: This can take out a lot of stress for the young couple hurrying off to work in the mornings. Add decoction to milk, microwave for a minute (or two), toss from tumbler to dabara to make some foam, drink it up, and scoot. All the mess with waiting for the coffee filter to drip down will be over and done with. I am planning to get some of these kinds of coffee (the next time I am in the shopping orbit of amazondotin) and see what they are made of.