Sweet Potato Balls

4.7 from 3 reviews

Author: Anita Jacobson





Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Total Time: 45 mins

Serves: 25-30 balls


  • 500 gram sweet potato, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 75 gram tapioca starch
  • 50 gram sugar
  • enough oil for deep frying


  1. Steam sweet potato until soft enough to mash, about 15 minutes.
  2. Mash the sweet potato in a mixing bowl, add tapioca starch and sugar. Mix well. Chill in the fridge until cool enough to touch.
  3. Prepare enough oil for deep frying, set the heat to medium.
  4. Prepare a bowl of tapioca starch.
  5. Take a tablespoonful of mashed sweet potato, drop it into the bowl of tapioca starch to coat, shape the tapioca starch coated mashed sweet potato into a round ball, then deep fry until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Repeat until all mashed sweet potato is used up.
  6. Serve hot.

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