Potato Fritters Recipe (Potato Latkes)

Potato Fritters Recipe (Potato Latkes)

2018-10-20
4 Stars (16 Voters)
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Learn how to make crispy and delicious potato latkes or potato fritters. Also known as potato pancakes. Great recipe for Sunday morning or brunch and also perfect for Hanukkah!
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
5
PREP TIME
30 minutes
WORK TIME
30 minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
European
INGREDIENTS
    • 1 kg (2.2lbs) potatoes (4-5 medium potatoes)
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 onion
    • 2 tablespoons flour or breadcrumbs
    • 1-2 teaspoons salt or to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
DIRECTIONS

1. prepare a large bowl with cold water.

2. Peel the potatoes and onion. Grate the potatoes and onion and transfer to the cold water.

3. Drain the liquids and then wrap grated potatoes and onion with cheesecloth or kitchen towel, twist cheesecloth into a pouch and squeeze out excess liquids.

4. Transfer to a large bowl, add salt, pepper, flour and beaten eggs. Mix well.

5. In a large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. spoon 2-3 tablespoons of potato mixture the hot oil, flatten slightly.

6. Fry 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Transfer to paper towels to drain and season with salt.

7. Serve with sour cream.

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