How to Make Potato Pancakes

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Nov. 26, 2013

Crispy potato pancakes are a tasty treat that you can make from scratch. These are so yummy, and so easy to make. Don't buy those frozen ones in a box, but make these yourself. Chances are you have everything you need these


Potato 2 Pound , peeled, shredded into water
Eggs 2 Large
Flour 2 Tablespoon
Onion 1/2 Large , grated into water with potatoes
Salt and pepper To Taste
Peanut oil 2 Tablespoon ((as required))



1.Squeeze the water out of the potatoes and onion and transfer into a bowl. Set aside.


2.In another bowl add the flour, eggs, salt and pepper. Whisk well till combined. Add the squeezed out potatoes and onions and continue to mix well till all are evenly coated.

3.Heat oil in a frying pan on medium heat. Put small portions of the mixture into the frying pan and cook till both the sides turn golden brown.


4.Serve the potato pancakes hot with sour cream or any dip of choice.


It is preferred if the potatoes and onions are squeezed just before adding to the egg and flour mixture.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 213Calories from Fat 61

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 86 mg3.58%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet