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Traditional Potato Latkes for Hanukkah

This is how to make simple traditional potato latkes to celebrate Hanukkah. 

Potato Latkes
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  • 8 latkesServings


  • 1 onion
  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Oil for frying


1. Peel and grate potatoes and place in medium bowl. 

2. Finely chop onion and add to bowl. Add egg, salt, pepper and flour and mix to combine. 

3. Heat frying pan over medium high heat.  Add enough oil for frying, about 1-inch deep.

4. Once oil is hot spoon potato mixture by the tablespoon into pan.  Fry until golden, flip and fry the other side. Remove to a paper towel-lined tray, serve with sour cream.