Recipe for israeli potato pancakes (potato latkes) in our easy ethnic recipes collection. The favorite at Hanukkah is probaby latkes, potato pancakes fried in oil. The eight evenings of the holiday are traditionally a time to be with family and friends.
For a healthier version of this recipe, use an egg substitute in place of the beaten eggs. Plain nonfat yogurt can be substituted for the sour cream, and you can use nonstick vegetable spray instead of oil to brown the latkes. For variety, you can also add grated zucchini, carrots, chopped parsley, or fresh dill to this recipe.
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Makes 18 large pancakes to serve 6 to 8