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Potato Latkes: (Potato Pancakes) Recipe

April 7th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 4mediumpotatoes(peeled)
  2. 1shallotor verysmall onion
  3. 1teaspoonlemon juice
  4. 1/2cupflour
  5. 1/2cupmilk
  6. 4tablespoonspeanut oil(for frying)
  7. 4tablespoonsschmaltz, for frying(rendered chicken fat)
  8. 1smallegg
  9. 1 1/2teaspoonsbaking powder
  10. 1/16cup meltedbutter
  11. 1/8teaspoonnutmeg
  12. salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Grate potatoes and shallot on a large-hole grater.
  2. Splash with lemon juice and squeeze out excess water.
  3. Mix the flour, milk, egg, baking powder and nutmeg together.
  4. Add mixture to the potatoes and then add the melted butter.
  5. Heat some peanut oil with some schmaltz in a large skillet and spoon a few spoons of the mixture into the skillet.
  6. Fry until golden on the bottom side and then with a spatula, flip and cook the same way on the other side.
  7. Serve with watercress, caviar, applesauce, crème fraiche or sour cream.

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Max & Benny’s Potato Latkes Recipe

April 5th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2 1/2lbs peeled groundpotatoes(squeeze out excess liquid)
  2. 1/2yellow onion, ground
  3. 1/2cupbreadcrumbs
  4. 1/2cupflour
  5. 1teaspoonsalt
  6. 1teaspoonwhite pepper
  7. 1teaspoongarlic powder
  8. 1teaspoonbaking powder
  9. 6eggs

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl until consistency is smooth.
  2. Scoop out 3 oz portion in a sprayed frying pan apx.
  3. 2-3 minutes each side.
  4. Remove and set aside.
  5. After all pancakes are done, put them in another pan with canola oil to fry them golden brown.
  6. Served with applesauce and sour cream.

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Maxine’s Potato Latkes Recipe

March 30th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 5largerusset potatoes
  2. 2mediumonions
  3. 2eggs, lightly beaten
  4. 4tablespoons toastedbreadcrumbs
  5. 2teaspoonssalt
  6. 2teaspoonsbaking powder
  7. 1dashpepper
  8. schmaltz or vegetable oil(for frying)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Grate the potatoes and onions by hand, using the large holes of a box grater.
  2. Place the grated potatoes and onions in a dish towel and wring out the excess liquid.
  3. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, bread crumbs, salt, baking powder, and pepper.
  5. Stir in the potatoes and onions and mix well.
  6. Heat schmaltz and/or vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  7. Drop the mixture by spoonfuls into the pan.
  8. Flatten latkes slightly while cooking, and turn only once.
  9. Remove from the pan when latkes are crisp and golden.
  10. Serve hot with apple sauce or sour cream.

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Potato Latkes Recipe

February 6th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

Potato Latkes Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 6largepotatoes, peeled
  2. 1largeonion
  3. 2eggs, beaten
  4. 1teaspoonbaking powder
  5. salt, to taste
  6. pepper, to taste
  7. 1pinchsugar
  8. flour(enough to hold ingredients together, you’ll be able to tell when you’ve added enough)
  9. Crisco shortening

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cut peeled potatoes into chunks and chop in food processor.
  2. Cut onions into chunks and chop in food processor.
  3. Mix potatoes and onions together in a colander over a large bowl.
  4. Allow to drain.
  5. Pour mixture into a large bowl and add beaten eggs, salt, pepper, baking powder, sugar, and a tablespoon of flour at-a-time until mixture holds together.
  6. Mix well.
  7. In a fry pan, melt shortening.
  8. You’ll need about 1/8″.
  9. Spoon heaping tablespoons of the mixture into the oil.
  10. Flatten each spoonful with the back of the spoon to make thin latkes.
  11. Fry until the edges turn a dark brown.
  12. Flip over to fry the other side.
  13. Drain on a paper towel.
  14. Serve with apple sauce and/or sour cream.

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Sweet Potato Latkes With Maple Sauce Recipe

January 12th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1lbsweet potatoes
  2. 2eggs, beaten
  3. 1/2teaspoonbaking powder
  4. 1/4cupmatzo meal
  5. 1/2teaspoonsalt
  6. pepper
  7. 2-4tablespoonsolive oil(for frying)
  8. sauce

  9. 1cupreal maple syrup
  10. 1/2teaspoon gratedgingerroot
  11. 1/4teaspoonnutmeg
  12. 1pinchcloves
  13. 1pinchsalt
  14. 1pinchpepper
  15. choppedmint leaves, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. peel potatoes and shred in food processor.
  2. put in a colander or strainer and squeeze to get rid of excess moisture.
  3. add beaten eggs to a bowl, add sweet potatoes.
  4. mix in baking powder, matzoh meal, salt, pepper.
  5. heat sauce in the meantime–.
  6. mix all sauce ingredients in a small pan over low heat, and keep warm.
  7. heat 2 tbsp oil in a skillet and add small ladlefuls of sweet potato batter.
  8. cook for 3-4 minutes per side.
  9. remove to paper towels to drain oil.
  10. add additional oil to skillet, fry latkes and drain on paper towels.
  11. place the sauce on plates, add latkes and garnish with mint.

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