'Squid Game' and the craze for Dalgona candy
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'Squid Game' and the craze for Dalgona candy

The popular Korean dystopian drama Squid Game has taken the internet by storm

'Squid Game' and the craze for Dalgona candy

The popular Korean dystopian drama Squid Game has taken the internet by storm and is being widely acclaimed for its unique plot. The hype of Korean films and dramas has become prominent over the internet and in people's lives. The “squid game” has become the talk of the town; each person is fascinated by this game, thousands of its fans are creating a buzz on social media. This korean series has become a massive success on Netflix with huge viewership globally.

Dalgona candies were a popular street food in Korea. It was highly cherished between 1970 and 1980. The sellers used to park their carts outside the schools to lure children. Sellers used to offer extra candy if the individual could successfully cut out the original shape. The game is named Pgogpi in Korea. Due to the excitement of getting another candy, some children become extensively addicted to it.

Thanks to the Korean dystopian drama Squid Game, the enjoyable Netflix series that's presently buzzing its popularity in the country, the Dalgona candy is now officially a thing. Every Instagram story or reel is about the trending dalgona candy as seen in Squid Game. People are posting their attempts to create this Korean candy.

For the individuals who haven't seen the series, the dalgona candy which is made using caramelized sugar, is featured in a scene of Squid Game. This Korean TV program includes contestants competing in a children's game, just for a possibility at a tremendous cash price.

Making famous dalgona candy is not rocket science. It can be made quickly with the following steps. Now you can also enjoy this tasty yet popular candy all by yourself.

How to make Dalgona Candy

  • Caramelise the sugar.
  • Add the baking soda and stir well.
  • Pour the mixture onto a silicone mat.
  • Use a press to make sure it has an even flat surface.
  • Use a cookie cutter to score a shape in the centre. Leave it to chill and enjoy!

The popularity of the Squid game has brought this old traditional candy to the trend. That is the impact of Ott. It can bring a trendy street snack from the 1970s and 1980s, to India in 2021.

Prakshi Verma
Prakshi Verma
981 Days Ago