German Potato Latkes
Pork, beef, and poultry are the main varieties of meat consumed in Germany, with pork being the most popular. The average person in Germany will consume up to 61 kg of meat in a year. Among poultry, chicken is most common, although duck, goose, and turkey are also enjoyed. Game meats, especially boar, rabbit, and venison are also widely available all year round.
Vegetables are often used in stews or vegetable soups, but are also served as side dishes. Carrots, turnips, spinach, peas, beans, broccoli and many types of cabbage are very common. A wide variety of cakes and tarts are served throughout the country, most commonly made with fresh fruit. Apples, plums, strawberries, and cherries are used regularly in cakes. Cheesecake is also very popular, often made with quark. Black Forest cake, made with cherries is probably the most well-known example of a wide variety of typically German tortes filled with whipped or butter cream.So let’s start the recipe .yum
2 potatoes, large sized , peeled , grated and squeezed
1 onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
salt to taste
peeper to taste
1/4 cup canola oil , for shallow frying
Combine all ingredients except oil in a bowl.
Heat about 1 tablespoon of oil in a non stick skillet . Scoop 1/4 cup of potato mixture and spread it into a thick patty.TRepeat same step to spread three more patties on the skillet or according to size of your pan.
Fry patties 3-4 minutes from each side or until golden brown.Cook remaining latkes in next batches with using 1 tablespoon oil at a time.
Drain on paper towel and serve warm with sour cream or applesauce.
Serve – 4 Cooking time-30 minutes