Gula Melaka Sweet Potato Balls (Onde Onde)

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Gula Melaka Sweet Potato Balls (Onde Onde)

by Julie Yee

Sink your teeth into this classic Nonya Kueh, Onde Onde which is Sweet Potato Balls coated with coconut and oozing Gula Melaka.

Cuisine : Baking Course : Dessert Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 30 mins Cook : 10 mins Ready in : 40 mins Serves : 12


  • 200g Sweet potato
  • 110g Glutinous rice
  • 60g Boiled hot water
  • 1 tbsp Fine sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • 130g Gula melaka (chopped finely)
  • 100g Steamed white grated coconut with ¼ tsp of salt


  1. Mix the hot mashed sweet potato, glutinous rice flour, sugar, salt, pandan paste & hot boiling water into the mixer & beat till a smooth dough is formed.
  2. Divide into 10gm portion. Cover the dough and rest for 10mins.
  3. Flatten each piece into round shape & wrap 10gm of Gula Melaka mixture in it.
  4. Bring a big pot of water to boil. Add in pandan leaf and simmer for 10mins.
  5. Put in the balls & cook under medium heat till they float up.
  6. Coat with desiccated coconut immediately.
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