Latvian potato pancakes

Kartupeļu Pankūkas

Category: Main

Serves: 2

Cuisine: Latvian

Source: Latvian Eats

Original recipe


- 600g-800g baking potatoes

- 1 large egg

- 5 tbsp flour

- 0.5tsp pepper

- 2 tsp salt


1. Grate potatoes finely

2. Squeeze out any excess liquid from grated potatoes

3. Add egg, salt, pepper

4. Mix well

5. Heat oil in frying pan

6. Dollop into frying pan

7. Flatten dollops into pancakes

8. Fry, turning once, until golden brown


- Easy and delicious; this has become one of our staple meals

- Don't fry them too hot or too fast or they'll be raw in the middle

Successful toppings so far

- Sour cream and dill

- Salad leaves and feta

- Sprats

- Cornichons

- Smoked salmon

- Sauerkraut