Tamarind balls or sampaloc balls is made from tamarind, sugar and boiled sweet potatoes as an extender. You can do this tamarind balls for home consumption or you can also do this for selling.
1 cup ripe tamarind with seeds
2 cups camote (sweet potato), boiled and mashed
2 cups sugar
1/8 cup salt in one cup of water
How to make tamarind balls
- Mix the above ingredients and cook in moderate fire with constant stirring until they become very thick and can be shaped into balls.
- Transfer into sugared containers. Form into balls and roll in sugar. Wrap in cellophane.