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Amelia's Potato Pancakes/Latkas


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Amelia's Potato Pancakes/Latkas. Discover our recipe.

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  • 6 Cup large potatoes, shredded
  • 1/2 Cup Onion
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup of flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper
  • Oil for frying


Servings 12
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Using medium grater, grate potatoes. Drain very well

Step 2

In large bowl, combine grated potato with onion, egg, flour, salt, and peppe; mix gently

Step 3

Add oil to large heavy skillet. Heat slowly until hot

Step 4

For each pancake, drop 2 tablespoons potato mixture into hot fat. With spatula, flatten to a 4-inch pancake. Fry 2 or 3 minutes on each side until brown

Step 5

Drain well on paper towels. Serve hot with sour cream or applesauce


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  • 5 large potatoes
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 2 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • Sour cream


  1. Boil and drain the potatoes
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the potatoes with parsley, minced garlic, cilantro,  shredded cheese and milk.
  3. Mash the mixture thoroughly. 
  4. Shape into palm-sized balls, then flatten on a sheet pan
  5. Put in oven for 20 min at 355° F
  6. Layer, spreading generously with sour cream
  7. Garnish, and enjoy!


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