Boba milk tea has now become a trending drink all over the world. It is culturally started in the late ’80s in Taipei City of Taiwan, then it was becoming popular throughout the world the country. And now, it is one of the trending drinks all over the globe. We can easily make boba milk tea at home because there is plenty of instant boba in the supermarket in which is easy for us to buy. But…do you know that we can make our own boba pearl at home with easy and simple ingredients? The answer is yes, of course!
This boba pearl could be a little time-consuming, but it is fun to make; especially it is good for friends and family to bonding with each other, kids and parents to spend more time together. Plus it is a fun activity. Now, let us jump straight to our recipe.
- Tapioca starch
- Brown Sugar/white sugar
- A pinch of salt
How to make boba pearl
Firstly, it is really important to make the mixed liquid right because this is the important step to make the boba pearl. If you make the liquid wrong, then the doubt will be ruined. But no need to worry much, because I will walk you through this step well.
First, you have to boil water and put sugar into the boiling water then stir it well so the sugar dissolves. At a pinch of salt into the hot water. Mix the tapioca starch with cold water then mix it well. After that put the tapioca water into the boiling water and stir it well. Continue stirring the mixture until it becomes the mochi texture. Turn of the heat. Put tapioca starch into the bowl or cutting board then pour the liquid into the flour and mix it well. When the flour is well combined, kneed it well until it becomes a one-find dough. Then you can shape the boba.
After that boil water, and put the shaped boba into the hot boiling water then stir it well so the boba won’t be stick together. Boil the boba at high heat for 5 minutes then pour it out and put it in the iced cold water so you can have the QQ texture.
Boil some more water and put the sugar in the boiling water and stir it well until the sugar dissolves. Pour the cooked boba into the sugar water and stir it well until it sticks together.
And now you have the boba pearls. You can make any drink as you prefer and add the boba you just make with the drink then you’ll have a delicious boba drink.