Byelorussian Kolduny (Potato Pancakes Stuffed with Ground Meat)

Total Time:
25 min
15 min
10 min

3 pancakes

  • 2 1/2 ounces ground chicken
  • 2 ounces ground beef
  • 2 ounces yellow onion, cut in small pieces
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 14 ounces fresh potato, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 4 round tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 beaten egg
  • 2 ounces vegetable oil
  • Mix the chicken, beef, onions, 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Form 3 thin patties about 4 1/2 inches in diameter.

  • Add the potatoes and remaining 1 ounce onions to a grinder and grind everything until the batter is smooth. Pour the batter in a bowl and add the flour, the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and the egg. Mix everything thoroughly. Form the batter into round thin pancakes.

  • Heat the oil in a pan. Place a potato pancake in the pan, topped with a meat patty and covered by more potato batter, covering all the meat. Fry the pancake on one side, about 1 minute. Flip it to the other side with a spatula, holding the top of the not-fried side with the fork. Make the fire smaller and cover the pan. Fry for 5 to 7 minutes, turning the pancakes over from time to time.

  • This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and may have been scaled down from a bulk recipe. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.

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