Coronavirus lockdown: Stay home and stir the ‘dalgona’ coffee


Thanks to social media, we’re able to amusing ourselves even throughout a worldwide disaster. Previously, pandemics have been, nearly all the time, completely grim. But as we see each passing day with the COVID-19 outbreak, at the least a piece of the world’s inhabitants are having fun with themselves with Netflix events, Instagram concert events, Twitter exercise classes and different high-spirited actions. And, considered one of the current fads includes coffee.

Google Trends exhibits an ascent in Dalgona coffee’s reputation over the final month. Unlike fancy dishes that in all probability requires substances that you haven’t heard of earlier than and therefore are tough to make, dalgona coffee is simple to arrange. Coffee powder, sugar, milk (or different substitutes) and water are all you want.

 The first step is to combine (ideally with a whisk) the coffee, sugar and sizzling water — two tablespoons every, till it turns into a creamy paste. The second is to put this thick, frothy combine on prime of the sizzling or chilly milk (about 500 ml). That is it.

So, why is that this pretty simple-to-make coffee changing into super-popular unexpectedly? As with most issues that go viral, there isn’t a particular cause. But it gained traction when a Korean YouTuber posted an ASMR-style preparation of the coffee on YouTube (which, as of March 31, has near 4 million views). Then, it began trending on TikTok, too.

Dalgona, nonetheless, isn’t a factor in India… but.

You have reached your restrict totally free articles this month.

Register to The Hindu totally free and get limitless entry for 30 days.

Subscription Benefits Include

Today’s Paper

Find mobile-friendly model of articles from the day’s newspaper in a single easy-to-read listing.

Unlimited Access

Enjoy studying as many articles as you would like with none limitations.

Personalised suggestions

A choose listing of articles that match your pursuits and tastes.

Faster pages

Move easily between articles as our pages load immediately.


A one-stop-shop for seeing the newest updates, and managing your preferences.


We temporary you on the newest and most necessary developments, 3 times a day.

Not satisfied? Know why it’s best to pay for information.

*Our Digital Subscription plans don’t presently embrace the e-paper ,crossword, iPhone, iPad cell purposes and print. Our plans improve your studying expertise.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: