Potato Latkes (pronounced “lot-kuhs”)

November 9th, 2017 | By

What You’ll Need:

  • 5 big potatoes
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 t salt and a dash of pepper
  • 2 Toil



  1. Get an adult’s help or permission. Ask them to help turn on the stove and supervise your cooking. You might want them to help you with step numbers 5-8.
  2. Peel the potatoes and the onion, then grate them together into a large bowl.
  3. Crack the eggs into a bowl.
  4. Add egg, salt, and pepper to the potato/onion mixture, and use a wooden spoon to mix it up! Now you have your latke batter!
  5. Pour the oil into a frying pan on medium heat.
  6. Carefully place spoonfuls of latke batter into the pan. (Be careful – the oil is hot!)
  7. Let the latkes fry until they are golden brown (about five minutes).


T = tablespoon
t = teaspoon

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