Mandy Patinkin's Mom's Potato Latkes

Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 6 large white potatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 eggs (or 1/2 cup egg substitute)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2/3 cup flour or matzo meal
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • Peanut oil for frying
Directions
  • Peel potatoes and onion. (If not using immediately, place in cold water.) Grate with the shredding blade of food processor.

  • Put grated potatoes in a large strainer and press out liquid. Pour cold water over the potatoes and press out liquid once more. Transfer to large mixing bowl. Add onions.

  • Beat eggs and egg whites until thick. Add to potatoes and onions. Add flour or matzo meal, baking powder, and seasonings. Mix well.

  • Heat oil in frying pan. When ready, drop batter by large soup spoonfuls to form oval shapes. Fry over moderate to high heat until brown on one side; turn to brown other side. Remove from frying pan and drain on paper towels.

  • Serve with sour cream or applesauce.


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