Today we are going to discuss Dalgona coffee. Lots of people are not aware of this super-viral Coffee. I will try to answer all questions related to Dalgona coffee.
So, Let’s start now.
Dalgona word derived from?
The word Dalgona was derived from South Korea. A spongy toffee candy in South Korea is named dalgona.
Meaning of Dalgona?
Dalgona or Ppopgi in Korean means Honeycomb Toffee. It is sweet, Spongy, and candy shaped.
What is Dalgona coffee?
Dalgona Coffee is a sweet, creamy, and milky coffee. It is made by using coffee, water, sugar, and milk.
Origin of Dalgona coffee?
Dalgona coffee originated in South Korea. A South Korean actor named Jung Il-woo, ordered a whipped coffee in a restaurant at Macau, during his appearance on a Tv Show. He liked the taste of that coffee as it was tasting like Dalgona. From there it started.
Ingredients of Dalgona coffee?
Ingredients used to make Dalgona coffee are as follows :
Instant Coffee Powder – 2 tablespoon
Sugar – 2 tablespoon
Hot water – 2 tablespoon
Milk – 2 cups
Ice cubes – As per your requirement.
This is the basic required ingredient for Dalgona Coffee.
How to make Dalgona coffee?
I will explain to you step by step – How to make Dalgona coffee?
1. Take a round bowl of medium size. Put the coffee, sugar, and hot water into the bowl.
2. Whisk well the mixture to get a silky smooth texture.
3. Do whisking in one direction and fastly without stopping in between.
4. Now you will get a smooth, silky, and creamy texture of the whipped coffee.
5. Take an empty cup, pour the milk and ice into it almost full.
6. Put the whipped cream on top of the milk.
7. Garnish it with Biscuit crumbs, Chocolate powder, or Honey.
Now, it’s ready to be served a creamy coffee.
How to make vegan dalgona coffee?
Vegan means no animal product or its by-product used to make anything. So, we can use Soya milk, Almond milk, or Cashew oat milk to replace the regular milk to make Dalgona coffee.
Can we use Coffee grounds in spite of instant coffee?
Yes, you can use coffee grounds in spite of instant coffee powder to make a dalgona coffee. But you have to make sure that you are using the filtered coffee grounds.
Can dalgona be made in a mixer grinder?
Yes, It can be made in a Mixer but for better results we recommend you to use your handy whisker to make the whipped cream.
The mixer won’t give you the proper texture you need for dalgona. It requires a lot of air insertion during whisking the mixture.
Is Dalgona coffee safe?
Yes, Dalgona coffee is safe as the ingredients of it don’t have anything which can hurt your health. If you have a cup of coffee a day, It’s totally safe for you.
What is the nutritional value of Dalgona coffee?
The nutritional value of a cup of dalgona coffee is as follows :
Calories – 101
Carbs – 19 grams
Fat – 2 grams
Protein – 3 grams
Do we eat or drink dalgona coffee?
Nice question, people might get confused about this coffee that we have to eat or drink. It has a creamy layer on top and below that, it has milk and ice.
While we consume this beverage, we do mix it with a spoon and drink it.
What is the Science behind Dalgona coffee?
The instant coffee used to make the beverage has a compound which acts as a surfactant, it has a hydrophilic and a hydrophobic side.
When we whisk the mixture the surfactant turns the hydrophobic side into an air bubble and the hydrophilic side into the water to trap the air bubble.
The High coffee to water ratio makes the solution with high surfactant concentrations. Hence, you can whisk it to its peak.
This coffee became viral overnight due to various factors :
1. It is easy to make it at your home.
2. It requires fewer ingredients.
3. It is sweet in taste, whereas coffee beverages are almost bitter in taste.
4. The preparation time for this beverage is just hardly 10 minutes.
5. It was a new type of coffee beverage.
6. Social media played a vital role to make it viral.
7. Dalgona coffee was first introduced by a celebrity.
Have you tried Dalgona coffee?
Of course, yes. I came to know about this coffee from the viral challenge going on the internet. I made it by myself. It tasted awesome as it was sweet, creamy, and milky in taste.
The best part was the whisking of the mixture, which I did with my own hand. It was very easy and a good experience while making and drinking Dalgona Coffee.
I hope you will also enjoy your Dalgona coffee.
Thank you, Coffee Lover !!
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