How to Make Tamarind Balls


  • Tamarind 226 g (1 cup)
  • Sugar 452 g (2 cups)
  • Sweet potato (boiled and washed) 452 g (2 cups)
  • Salt 28 g (1/8 cup)
  • water 474 ml (2 cups)


  1. Mix the above ingredients and cook mixture over moderate fire with constant stirring until the mixture becomes very thick and can be shaped into balls.
  2. Transfer to sugared board.
  3. Form into balls and roll into sugar.
  4. Wrap in cellophane.

source: DOST-Region X


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