Paw Paw Balls
Paw paw balls is another popular homemade sweet Here in Trinidad and Tobago. This green sugar ball drew a lot of attention due to its peculiar lime green look and distinct acquired taste.
- 3 cups green paw paw papaya, grated
- 2 ½ cups granulated sugar
- ½ tsp green colouring
- 2 tsp lime juice
- 1 cup water
Peel, seed and grate paw paw. Place grated paw paw in a cloth and squeeze out the juice.
Place paw paw and sugar in pot and add water. Heat over medium flame. Add colouring and lime juice and stir occasionally.
Lower the flame. Heat until most of the water evaporates and the mixture starts to gel then turn off the stove. Note: Pay close attention at this point because we don't want the mixture getting too hard.
Scoop up tablespoonfuls of the paw paw mixture and roll in granulated sugar. Set aside to cool.
Calories: 14.66kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.7g | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 2.4g