[Indonesian Food] Biji Salak - Sweet Potato Balls in Palm Sugar Syrup
Biji Salak - Sweet Potato Balls in Palm Sugar Syrup
adapted from Dapurbunda
500 g sweet potatoes
50 g tapioca flour
¼ tsp salt
250 g gula Jawa/palm sugar/brown sugar/coconut sugar, shredded
250 ml water
1 pandan (screwpine) leaf
Coconut Milk Sauce :
500 ml coconut milk
2 pandan (screwpine) leaves
¼ tsp salt
1. Steamed sweet potatoes until done. Remove from heat. Peeled and mashed.
2. Take mashed sweet potatoes, mix with tapioca flour and salt, knead until smooth. Roll into small balls, about 1 cm in diameter, set aside. Sprinkle with flour to avoid sticking.
3. Bring water to a boil, and drop in the sweet potato balls, cook until they float. Drain and set aside.
Put the water, sugar, and pandan leaf in a saucepan and boil, strain and put back in the saucepan. Boil again. Add in the balls until they are all floating. Serve with coconut milk sauce.
Coconut Milk Sauce
Cook coconut milk with salt and pandan leaves, stirring on low heat until the mixture boils. Remove from heat. Cool and serve.