Potato Latke!

By Hope Bidegainberry on December 18, 2017

Are you celebrating Hanukkah this year?! Well here’s a delicious Potato Latke recipe that will blow everyone away!


  • 1 1/2 pound of peeled russet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup of finely chopped shallots
  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In a food processor, grate the potatoes.
  2. Line a sieve with cheesecloth and transfer potatoes to the sieve.
  3. Set sieve over a bowl, twist cheesecloth into a pouch, squeezing out some moisture.
  4. Let mixture drain for 15 minutes.
  5. After, pour off liquid from the bowl, but leave the white potato starch that settles in the bottom of the bowl.
  6. To that starch, add shallots, flour, eggs, 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt and freshly ground pepper.
  7. Return drained potatoes to this mixture and toss to combine.
  8. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F.
  9. Line a baking pan with paper towels.
  10. In a large skillet heat 1/4 inch of oil over medium high heat until hot.
  11. Drop heaping tablespoonfuls of potato mixture and cook for 3 to 4 minutes a side.
  12. Serve with applesauce or sour cream.


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