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Potato Pancake

  • Author: Nithya Narasimhan
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x


The classic Potato pancake is way to make and serves as a fantastic appetiser or side dish. All you need to whip up this amazing perfect potato pancakes is just 6 ingredients.


  • 1 potato
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tbs all-purpose flour
  • 1tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Peel the potato skin and pulse for in food chopper for few seconds.
  • Add onion to the same food processor and pulse for another few seconds
  • To a food processor, add peeled potato and pulse for a few seconds.
  • To a pulsed potato, add onion and pulse for just a few seconds to get grated onions and potato.
  • Wrap the grated onion and potato in a cheesecloth and squeeze the excess water, set aside.
  • To a mixing bowl, add all-purpose flour, chili flakes, pepper powder, salt Mix well.
  • Add egg and mix well.
  • Now add the squeezed onion and potato. Mix well to make a pancake batter.
  • Heat butter/oil in a pan and pour the mixture into small pancakes. Cook on both sides.


Tips to make best Potato pancakes recipe:

Potatoes: Due to high starch content, russet potatoes are typically used to make potato pancakes. You may also use certain types of potatoes if you don’t have Russet.

Seasonings: According to your taste bud, you can use any seasonings. Just to keep it the way you love it.

Squeeze out the liquid: It improves the consistency of the potato pancakes by squeezing out the fluids from the onions and potato.

  • Category: starter
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: Italian

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