Pilus (Indonesian Sweet Potato Puffs)
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- Place the sweet potatoes in a large, heavy-bottomed pot and cover with water. Set the pot over a medium flame and simmer until cooked all the way through, around 8-12 minutes.
- Drain the cooked sweet potatoes and mash them or put them through a ricer.
- Return the potatoes to the pot and cook over very low heat, stirring constantly, for another 5-6 minutes, until they begin to dry out. Remove the potatoes from heat and allow to cool.
- Beat in all the remaining ingredients except for oil until smooth.
- Add more flour if the batter is too moist to hold its shape on a spoon.
- Heat the oil in a deep fryer or large skillet to 350-360°F.
- Drop large spoonfuls of batter into the oil and brown on both sides, turning occasionally.
- Remove to a plate lined with paper towels and finish with the remaining batter.
- Serve with a sambal or sriracha chile sauce.
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