Potato Latkes

Southern Living
Fried potato latkes are a traditional jewish dish that is frequently served during Hanukkah. Enjoy this recipe during the holidays or any other time of the year.
Makes 10 to 12 servings


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4 large potatoes (3 to 3 1/2 pounds), peeled
1 large onion
1/4 cup biscuit mix
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
Peanut oil


Shred potatoes and onion in a food processor; drain well.

Stir together biscuit mix and egg; add potato and onion.

Pour peanut oil to a depth of 1/2 inch in a large, heavy skillet. Drop potato mixture by tablespoonfuls into hot oil, and fry mixture, in batches, over medium heat 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain latkes on paper towels. Serve latkes with applesauce and sour cream, if desired.

Created date

December 2001