• 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.
- 1 Beaten egg
- 4 large potatoes
- 1 onion
- 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
- 2 cups vegetable oil
- Black pepper, garlic or any seasoning
Grate the potatoes using the smallest side of the box and put them in a bowl
- Drain excess liquid with a kitchen cloth
- Mix egg, salt and black pepper, then add enough flour to make the mixture thick
Sauté the grated onion in a pan and add salt to taste.
- 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
- 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