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Cooking time: about 40-50 minutes

Serving size: 2-3 people


Sweet potato syrup


Sweet potato 300g

Sugar tablets 100g

Ginger 40g

Clear water 1000mL

Thickening powder 2g


Preparatory work:

1. Peel the sweet potatoes, cut into small pieces, and soak in water to prevent them from turning black.

2. Peel the ginger, slice it into slices, and pat it with a knife to make it more flavorful.



1. Boil 1000mL of water first. After the water boils, add ginger and cook for 10 minutes.

2. Add the diced sweet potatoes and cook over medium heat for 25 minutes.

3. Finally add sugar and simmer for 10 minutes.

4. Take out the cooked sweet potatoes and set aside.

5. Let the sugar water cool, then add the coagulation powder, stir well and set aside.


Purple sweet potato balls


Purple sweet potato 200g

Tapioca flour 40g

20g water

Coagulation powder 10g


Preparatory work:

1. Peel the purple sweet potato, cut into thin slices, and steam over high heat for about 15 minutes until soft.

2. Prepare a pot of boiling water for cooking taro balls.



1. Put the steamed purple sweet potato into a cup, add tapioca flour and stir.

2. Add water little by little while stirring until it forms a dough.

3. Sprinkle a little tapioca flour on the table and roll the dough into a long strip.

4. Cut the dough into pieces with a spatula, and wrap the dough with plastic wrap during the process to prevent the dough from drying out.

5. Cook the taro balls over high heat until they float to the surface, and cook for another 1 minute.

6. Take it out and put it into a blender, then add the same amount of water and 10g of coagulation powder and start mixing.

7. After stirring, pour the batter into a pot, cook over medium heat until it becomes liquid, then pour into a small round mold and let cool.

8. After cooling, you can unmold and set aside.



1. Put the cooked sweet potatoes in a bowl, then add the unmolded taro balls, then pour in the sugar water with thickening powder added, and it’s done.


This recipe is provided by Zheng Ziqing, the runner-up winner of the "Shidexi" Senior Food Cooking Competition 2020

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