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Sweet Potato Latkes with Ginger and Sour Cream


Ginger and sour cream sauce take these sweet potato laktes (which are a treat in and of themselves) to the next level. A must for your next Channukka party!

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  • 12 latkesServings



  • 2.2 pounds sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup white flour
  • 1 egg
  • 5 Dorot crushed ginger cubes
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup finely chopped chives
  • Salt and pepper



1. Cook sweet potato on a medium heat for approximately 10 minutes until softened and then drain and peel.

2. Mash sweet potato until a puree is formed, then add egg, Dorot crushed ginger cubes, flour and salt & pepper and mix thoroughly until uniform. Place the mixture in the refrigerator for ½ hour.

3. Remove the mixture from the refrigerator and form into latkes.

4. Heat the butter in a large frying pan and fry each latke for approximately 3 minutes each side and then remove from the pan.


1. In a small bowl, mix sour cream with chives and then season with salt & pepper.

2. Place a spoon of sour cream mixture onto a plate and place latkes on top and serve.

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