Taro & Squash Balls Dessert บัวลอยเผือก - Episode 52


Taro Ball is a traditional Taiwanese dessert, but it has become a popular dessert in throughout Asia. Taro balls are made by mixing mashed taro with water and various types of flour. This dessert has become a common dessert Thailand, and we often compliment it with other balls as well. In this video I compliment it with squash balls, but you can make any sort of starchy vegetable to make the balls that you like. A few of my favorites include sweet potato balls, carrots, yams, mung bean balls, and radish balls. The Thai version of this popular dessert also commonly uses coconut milk, juice, and meat. The great thing about this dessert is that it is easy to make, it taste delicious, and you can make many different variations of it. Get creative and use your favorite starchy vegetable to make this dessert uniquely your own. 

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Serving Info

Prep. time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes
Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Serving size: 15 servings

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2 cups steamed taro
2 cups steamed squash
1 and 1/2 cup rice flour for each ball type
1/2 cup tapioca flour for each ball type
2 or 3 tablespoons water (if dough is dry)
1 can coconut milk
1 cup coconut juice or water
1 cup young coconut meat
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar