Thursday, October 13, 2011

Potato and Zucchini Latkes

Zucchini - 1 small
Red Potato - 1 big or 2 small ones
Eggs - 2
Cayenne Pepper - 1/4 tsp
Garlic Cloves - 5, grated
Corn meal - 1 tbsp
Brown Rice Powder - 1 tbsp

Peanut oil for frying the pancakes

Grate the potato and the zucchini. Add a little salt and leave aside for 10 minutes. Then place them in a clean kitchen towel and wring well to remove all moisture.

Place the grated potato zucchini mixture in a bowl. Add eggs, salt, pepper, cayenne, grated garlic, corn meal and brown rice powder. Mix well.

Heat a tbsp of oil in a cast iron skillet. Add 2 tbsp of the pancake mixture. Flatten with the back of the spatula to make a small round shaped pancake. Cook on medium low heat till the bottom browns. Flip and cook till the other side also browns. Serve hot with your favourite chutney.

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