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[Indonesian Food] Biji Salak - Sweet Potato Balls in Palm Sugar Syrup

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Biji Salak - Sweet Potato Balls in Palm Sugar Syrup

adapted from Dapurbunda

 

Ingredients :

500 g sweet potatoes

50 g tapioca flour

¼ tsp salt

 

Syrup :

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

 

Directions :

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.

 

Syrup

Directions :

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

Directions :

Cook coconut milk with salt and pandan leaves, stirring on low heat until the mixture boils. Remove from heat. Cool and serve.

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Taken on September 14, 2008