Potato Pancakes or in German "Kartoffelpuffer"

Ingrid Reule, Petershagen, Germany, e-mail message to Michael Miller, April 2010.

A recipe for about 4 portions


1 kilogram waxy potatoes
1 onion
3 eggs (middle)
1 teaspoon salt
40 grams four, I use instead flour oat flakes

100 ml sunflower oil to fry

Grate the potatoes and onion with a potato rasp or with a kitchen machine, add the eggs, the salt and the oat flakes and mix it. Heat the oil in fry pan and do dough with a big spoon in the pan, make it even and fry it on the both sides 6-8 minutes crispy brown.  The fried potato pancakes on kitchen tissue and keep them warm.  Serve them and eat them with applesauce.

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