Jewish Polish Style Latkes. Perfect for Chanukah or all year round.
4-5 potatoes, peeled
2 Tbsp flour or potato flour
1 tsp salt (put less salt if you want to eat it with sugar)
1 pinch pepper
- oil, for frying
- VARIETIES to add to the mixture before frying:
1 onion, grated
1 sweet potato, grated
1 celery root, grated
2 carrots, grated
Grate the potatoes in a crude grater.
Squeeze properly and mix with the flour, egg, salt and pepper.
You can add one of the varieties at this point.
Heat oil in a skillet.
Add batter by the tablespoonful and fry from both sides until browned and crisp.
To keep crisp place them on a rack until ready to serve.
Serve with sour cream or sugar. Best hot out of the pan.