Potato Pancakes

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people


  • 1,5 kg Potatoes
  • Flour as needed
  • Salt
  • 1 Onion
  • Oil for frying


  • Peel the potatoes, wash them and drain them well. Peel the onion.
  • Finely grate or grate the potatoes and onion. This works best with the food processor.
  • Salt the potato mixture a little, about 1/2 teaspoon, mix everything well. Do not drain the potato juice. The mass is bound with flour. Now add a little flour 1-2 tbsp and mix until the mixture is bound. If you like, you can also add a few grated boiled potatoes instead of flour to thicken.
  • Now heat the oil in a pan and add the dough spoon by spoon. Fry the potato pancakes on both sides until crispy brown.
  • Sprinkle the finished pancakes with sugar and enjoy with applesauce.
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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