Dalgona Coffee With A Healthy Twist

Dalgona Coffee With A Healthy Twist

Have you been swept by the trend of Dalgona Coffee and are in absolute love with it?

Dalgona Coffee With A Healthy Twist

Have you been swept by the trend of Dalgona Coffee and are in absolute love with it? But worried about the extra calories? We have a solution just for you! Keep reading to find out.

Wave of Chefs

After the onset of COVID Pandemic, came the wave of various new dishes and recipes on Social Media which made everyone a chef and a foodie. With the heights of boredom and only source of fast food supply being the kitchen at home, we started experimenting with whatever limited options we had. 

While on the one hand, being cut off from the outside world, we became more connected with it online. May it be prayers, help or cooking recipes, everything was being shared online from one part of the country to another. Among this rise of chefs, we came across the recipe for dalgona whipped coffee that can be traced back to South Korea. The coffee gets its name from a popular street toffee, and early posts of the whipped coffee originated in Korean. Currently, Korean YouTuber 자도르J'adore instructional video has nearly 10 million views on Youtube. 


Many celebrities participated in this trend and gave the Dalgona Coffee an unforgettable place in everyone’s heart and palette. This new variety of coffee soon became every coffee lover’s first choice. 


Curb the Cravings


Soon after the first wave of COVID was gone, came the repercussions of uninhibited sugar and calorie consumption. 90% of the pandemic survivors suffered obesity and noticed weight gains. Coming back to the real world, leaving behind the online one, became full of challenges with the clothes that won’t fit and the cravings that won’t curb.

Simple solution to control the gained weight would have been to follow a healthy sugar free diet. But the changed lifestyle and heightened cravings should also be satisfied. 


Instead of trying to kill the cravings, a healthy alternative is to replace the unhealthy ingredients of your favourite recipes. Such as in Dalgona Coffee, to obtain the whipped delight of foam, we need sugar as a main ingredient with Coffee. So, to make the recipe a tad bit more healthy, replace the sugar with Jaggery. It enhances the taste and improves the nutritional value, thus providing you, a guilt-free, sweet cup of coffee.


The New Recipe

A mere mention of Dalgona Coffee evokes an image of frothy coffee with its amazing texture and taste. Dalgona coffee is made with coffee, warm water, and sugar whisked vigorously to form a coffee-froth mix. It is usually enjoyed with chilled milk. This coffee can be made with amazing variations. Dalgona Coffee with Jaggery Recipe is one of them.


In this recipe, sugar is replaced with jaggery that gives it a distinctive taste and texture, but it is still delectable.  Dalgona coffee has been making people go gaga over its amazing creamy froth texture. Coffee addicts love making this coffee and enjoy its amazing taste. The Dalgona Coffee with Jaggery ingredients is usually available in all household kitchens. Get all the ingredients ready before setting out to whisk this delectable beverage. People across the world went crazy trying to whip away this coffee to get a much-deserved caffeine fix and also a way to come out of the self-quarantine slumber. 


Be ready with some muscle power and necessary ingredients before you start following the Dalgona Coffee with Jaggery Recipe. This coffee also finds its genesis in typical Indian fenti hui coffee. The only difference in this Indian coffee and Dalgona coffee recipe is that the latter uses chilled milk instead of hot milk. When having friends over for an impromptu get-together, what better way to entertain them than serving them with a cup of Dalgona coffee.

Coffee is one of the best ways to meet your caffeine requirements. Dalgona coffee not only does that but also gives you a chance to enjoy licking its frothy top. It is undoubtedly a perfect beverage fix to sustain scorching Indian summers. Whether you are binge-watching Netflix or just looking for ways to come out of boredom, this coffee recipe is the perfect option. The Dalgona Coffee with Jaggery has 287 calories per serving.



  • Jaggery Powder
  • 3 teaspoons
  • Coffee Powder
  • 3 teaspoons
  • Milk
  • 1.25 cups
  • Water
  • 1 teaspoon


  1. In a thick glass bowl add instant coffee powder, jaggery powder and 1 teaspoon of water.
  2. Whisk for 10 minutes. The mixture becomes airy and will begin to have a whipped cream-like consistency. It should look light caramel in colour.
  3. Pour cold milk of your choice in a glass.
  4. Layer the whipped coffee mixture carefully on top.
  5. Stir well before you drink and enjoy!

Dalgona with jaggery has a lot of health benefits, and should be preferred over sugar. Hope you enjoy your guilt free, sweet cup of Coffee and Have Fun!

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