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April 19, 2011

1 large potato, peeled and grated

same amount of sweet potato, peeled and grated

1 egg

1 tbspn plain flour

salt pepper to taste

Oil, butter or margarine to fry


1.Squeeze handfuls of grated potato over bowl to remove as much liquid as you can.

2.Place squeezed potatoes in a clean bowl.  Add 1 egg, seasoning and plain flour and mix.

3.Heat medium pan until a small amount of batter dropped in the pan sizzles.  Drop 4 by ¼ cupfuls of batter in pan and flatten slightly.  Cook over high heat about 3 minutes each side until golden brown and crisp.

Makes 6

Substitutions:  this can be made without any egg at all if you don’t have it. Just press the cake into shape with an egg slice or spatula.

Additions: serve with tomato ketchup, sour cream or yoghurt or Chilli Yoghurt Sauce

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