Thursday, 19 March 2015

Potato pancakes|Eggless potato pancakes

Potato pancakes are associated with so many cuisines like Irish,Polish,German,Hungarian and many others.

These pancakes are HIGH in taste and LOW in effort!!

What more they can be easily made by leftover mashed potatoes of last night.

Preparation time:20 minutes
Cooking time:10 minutes
Yields:4-5 pancakes


  1. 4 large potatoes
  2. 4 cups water
  3. 1 cup all purpose flour
  4. 1.5 cup milk
  5. 2 tbsp butter
  6. 1 tsp baking powder
  7. 1 tsp red chilli powder
  8. 1 tsp crushed black pepper
  9. Salt as per taste
  10. 2 tbsp vegetable oil per pancake
  11. Sour cream(1 cup low fat cream and 3 tbsp buttermilk mixed and chilled for 24 hours)

  1. Take a pressure cooker.Boil potatoes in it with water till they are completely cooked( around 10 to 12 minutes).Take them off heat and let them cool.Now peel potatoes and mash them in a masher or grater so that no lumps are there.You should get fine paste of potatoes.
  2. Heat milk and butter in a pan on medium heat till the mix is lukewarm.
  3. Take a bowl.Sift flour and baking powder in it.Add potatoes to the bowl.Now add milk mix to the bowl and start whisking.Whisk for 3 to 5 minutes.Now add salt,red chilli powder,black pepper to the bowl and mix well.
  4. Take non stick frying pan.Put oil on it and heat on low heat.With the help of a large spoon,pour batter of pancake on it.Let it cook well on low heat till bubbles appear.Now cook on high heat till you get a golden brown crust.Now flip pancake and cook this side on low heat as well.Now take the pancake off heat.Repeat the procedure for remaining batter.Serve hot with sour cream or tomato ketchup.

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