RECIPE

How to make tasty Potato Pancakes

These are like ordinary pancakes, but with a twist.

In Summary

• These are like ordinary pancakes, but with a twist.

• Shallow fried pancakes of ground or grated potato with a binding ingredient of eggs.

Potato pancakes are a must-try recipe as we approach the festive season.

Potato pancakes are also known as (raggmunk, draniki, deruny, latkes or boxties) are shallow-fried pancakes of ground or grated potato with a binding ingredient of eggs.

These are like ordinary pancakes, but with a twist.

 They originated from Eastern European countries of Russia, Germany and Poland.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Beaten egg
  • 4 large potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • salt
  • Black pepper, garlic or any seasoning

DIRECTIONS

STEP 1

Grate the potatoes using the smallest side of the box and put them in a bowl

STEP 2

  • Drain excess liquid with a kitchen cloth
  • Mix egg, salt and black pepper, then add enough flour to make the mixture thick

STEP 3

Sauté the grated onion in a pan and add salt to taste.

STEP 4

  • In a pan, over medium heat, preheat the oil.
  • Mix the potatoes and onions, then flatten to make ½ inch thick pancakes.
  • Fry, till golden brown, turning once on each side.
  • On a paper towel or serviette, place them to drain excess oil.
  • Keep warm until serving time

STEP 5

  • Add preferred toppings of apple sauce
  • Enjoy with the perfect beverage of coffee or juice or have it as a side of salmon.

Store leftovers in the fridge for 2 days.

Edited by D Tarus