Crispy Sweet Potato Latkes

Crispy Sweet Potato Latkes


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These delicious latkas have potato, sweet potato, onion, eggs, garlic salt and a bit of white pepper. They are a lovely twist on the traditional potato pancake.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 cup potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 cup yellow sweet potato, peeled and grated
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 1 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons self raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • white pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, for frying

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Rinse and squeeze the starch out of the potato. Also, squeeze any moisture out of the sweet potato.
  2. In a bowl, mix together potato, sweet potato, onion, eggs, flour, garlic salt and pepper.
  3. Heat oil in the frying pan then add the spoonfuls of the batter and flatten like a fritter. Fry until golden brown on each side. Serve with apple sauce or sour cream.

Sweet Potato

The sweet potato is know in New Zealand as the kumara. This would be lovely with a purple kumara.

For a more traditional latka

For a more traditional latka, substitute the sweet potato for more potato.

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