Potato Latkes Recipe

Potato Latkes Recipe

Potato Latkes Recipe
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 37 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 12 latkes
  • This traditional Hanukkah dish is a cross between pancakes and hashbrowns.


  • 6 medium sized russet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup Minced Onion
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp onion salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, white ground
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp corn oil


  1. Peel potatoes and grate.
  2. Mix with onion in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Drain any excess liquid.
  5. Blot potatoes gently with a paper towel.
  6. Stir in eggs, flour, onion salt, white pepper and baking powder.
  7. Heat oil in large skillet on medium high heat.
  8. Spoon 1/4 cup of the potato mixture onto hot skillet; flatten slightly.
  9. Repeat with remaining potatoes.
  10. Brown on both sides, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  11. Drain on absorbent paper towel.
  12. Serve hot with applesauce or sour cream.


Although these are best when eaten immediately, they can be reheated by placing in a single layer on a baking sheet.

Bake at 375F for 10 minutes or until hot.