How to Make Classic Potato Latkes Featured

Authors: nytimes Diners Journal

This week’s column is a celebration of new Hanukkah traditions. But for something classic, here is a video of, and recipe for, classic potato latkes. Serve them hot and make more than you think you need. They go fast.

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How to Make Classic Potato Latkes
Ingredients
  • 2 large Russet potatoes (about 1 pound), scrubbed and cut lengthwise into quarters
  • 1 large onion (8 ounces), peeled and cut into quarters
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, more for sprinkling
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Safflower or other oil, for frying
Method
  • 1. Using a food processor with a coarse grating disc, grate the potatoes and onion. Transfer the mixture to a clean dishtowel and squeeze and wring out as much of the liquid as possible.
  • 2. Working quickly, transfer the mixture to a large bowl. Add the eggs, flour, salt, baking powder and pepper, and mix until the flour is absorbed.
  • 3. In a medium heavy-bottomed pan over medium-high heat, pour in about 1/4 inch of the oil. Once the oil is hot (a drop of batter placed in the pan should sizzle), use a heaping tablespoon to drop the batter into the hot pan, cooking in batches. Use a spatula to flatten and shape the drops into discs. When the edges of the latkes are brown and crispy, about 5 minutes, flip. Cook until the second side is deeply browned, about another 5 minutes. Transfer the latkes to a paper towel-lined plate to drain and sprinkle with salt while still warm. Repeat with the remaining batter.

Source: The New York Times

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