Bua Loi Phuak (Taro Balls in Coconut Cream)

Total Time
15 mins
30 mins

A scrumptious Thai dessert that I can't resist, I first tried this in my favorite Thai restaurant here in Seattle. It never gets old!

Skip to Next Recipe




  1. Put the rice flour and cornstarch in a bowl.
  2. Add the mashed taro and knead. Add water as needed to create a soft dough.
  3. Knead well.
  4. Roll into little balls and set aside.
  5. Dissolve the palm sugar and salt in the coconut milk over low heat, stirring constantly.
  6. Bring to a boil and add the taro balls.
  7. When they are cooked through, remove from the heat.
  8. Serve hot.
  9. Optional: Can sprinkle with sesame seeds.