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potato fritters recipe

Ultimate Potato Fritters Recipe: crispy, flavorful and versatile


These potato fritters are an absolute delight. Golden and crispy on the outside and incredibly soft and flavorful on the inside. They are straightforward to prepare and exceptionally versatile. Whether it’s for breakfast, a side dish or even as an appetizer, this is the recipe you absolutely must try.

What sets these potato fritters apart is the fantastic blend of flavors and textures. The exterior boasts a beautiful golden crispness, creating a delightful contrast with the wonderfully soft and creamy interior. Let’s not forget the delightful seasonings that enrich these potato fritters, making you want to enjoy one after another. A true delight.


potato fritters recipe

Why this recipe will be a success

This potato fritters recipe is about to become your new kitchen favorite and for several excellent reasons. The delightful combination of flavors, the ease of preparation and its incredible versatility are just a few of the factors that make this recipe a guaranteed hit. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a novice cook, you’ll appreciate the simplicity and deliciousness that this dish brings to your table.

First and foremost, the flavor is simply unparalleled. These potato fritters offer a perfect harmony of textures and tastes. The crispy and golden outer layer provides a satisfying crunch that beautifully complements the incredibly soft and flavorful interior. Furthermore, the judicious use of seasonings and herbs enhances the overall taste, leaving your taste buds craving for more with every bite.

But this recipe’s charm doesn’t stop at its mouthwatering flavor. Its versatility makes it suitable for various occasions and meal times. From serving as the star of your breakfast to complementing other dishes as a side, or even as a delightful snack, these potato fritters can do it all.

The straightforward preparation process is another reason for its guaranteed success. You don’t need to be a kitchen maestro to whip up these fritters. Even if you’re a beginner, the simplicity of this recipe ensures that your dish will turn out beautifully.

In addition to flavor, versatility and ease of preparation, these potato fritters are budget-friendly. The ingredients are readily available and can be tailored to your dietary preferences or restrictions. Plus, it yields plenty of portions, making it an excellent choice for family meals.


How to make Potato Fritters

Ingredients you’ll need

  • Potatoes – Choose less starchy potatoes to achieve a crispy exterior and a soft interior.
  • Eggs – They bind the ingredients together and help maintain the fritters’ shape.
  • Seasonings – Powdered seasonings are used in this recipe for ease of preparation and enhanced flavor. However, feel free to use fresh chopped onions or add fresh herbs per your preference.

How to prepare this delicious recipe simply and quickly

  1. Begin by grating the potatoes into a large bowl, either manually or using a food processor with a grating attachment.
  2. To maintain the crispiness of the potatoes, it’s crucial to remove excess moisture. Place the grated potatoes on a thin cloth and squeeze to release as much water as possible.
  3. Next, place the drained potatoes in a large bowl, add the egg and seasonings and mix thoroughly.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, add spoonfuls of the mixture and gently flatten them to expedite cooking and achieve a round patty shape.
  5. Once they’re golden brown, flip them with a spatula and allow the other side to cook.
  6. Repeat this process until you’ve used up all the batter.
  7. Serve by garnishing with chopped coriander.


potato fritters recipe

The versatility of these potato fritters makes them perfect for various occasions and meals

Serving options:

As a main dish: Potato fritters can be the star of a meal. Serve them with cooked vegetables and a flavorful sauce for a satisfying, wholesome dish.

As an appetizer: They make ideal snacks for parties and gatherings. Pair them with different sauces, such as yogurt and herb dip, for an extra burst of flavor. See below for more sauce ideas.

In a brunch: Combine potato fritters with scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit for an incredibly delicious brunch.

Light meal: For a lighter meal, serve potato fritters with a fresh salad, featuring a mix of lettuce and red cabbage, along with a refreshing dressing, for example.

Light lunch or dinner: They’re perfect for a light lunch or dinner. Pair them with a crunchy salad to balance the flavors.

Street food at home: Create a street food ambiance at home by serving potato fritters with flavorful sauces and pickles.

When to serve Potato Fritters:

Weekday meals: They’re a quick and tasty solution for busy weeknight dinners. Simply reheat them in the oven, microwave or airfryer.

Buffets and BBQs: Potato fritters are a welcomed addition to buffets and barbecues. They can be served alongside grilled meats and various side dishes.

School or work lunch: Prepare them in advance and pack them in your children’s lunchboxes or take them to work as a convenient meal option.

Any season: Potato fritters can be enjoyed year-round. They provide comfort during the winter months but also fit perfectly into light summer meals.

This recipe are incredibly adaptable and can be tailored to different occasions and tastes. Experiment with various flavor combinations and accompaniments to discover your favorite ways to enjoy these delicious fritters. Be creative and relish the versatility and flavor of potato fritters in a variety of settings.


potato fritters recipe

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potato fritters recipe

Potato Fritters

Prep time:10 minutes
Cook Time:20 minutes
Category: Main Course, Snack
Portions: 16


  • 3 big potatoes
  • 1 egg
  • A pinch of salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • Olive oil to taste

Optional toppings

  • Coriander


  • Start by shredding the potatoes into a large bowl.
  • Place the potatoes on a cheese cloth (or a kitchen cloth) and squeeze it to drain the water.
  • Place the potatoes in a large bowl together with the egg and the seasonings.
  • Mix well until combined.
  • Scoop the mixture into a hot frying pan heated on medium heat and cook the patties. Squeeze them slightly them they cook faster and get the round patty shape.
  • Repeat the process until the batter is finished.
  • Top it with coriander and serve.


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