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Sweet potato latkas with ginger

Sweet potato latkas with ginger

A traditional Chanukah treat, delicious when served with creme fraiche.

  • Preparation: 5 mins
  • Cooking: 20 mins
  • Serves: 12

What you need:

  • 1 kg Sweet Potatoes (peeled & diced)
  • 1 Cup White Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 5 Dorot Crushed Ginger Cubes (available in Sainsbury’s)
  • Salt & Black Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Cup Crème Fraiche
  • ¼ Cup Chives (finely chopped)
  • Salt & Pepper

What you do:

  1. Cook the sweet potato on a medium heat for approximately 10 minutes until softened and then drain.
  2. Mash the sweet potato until a puree is formed, then add the egg, Dorot crushed ginger cubes, flour and salt & pepper and mix thoroughly until combined.
  3. Place the mixture in the refrigerator for ½ hour.
  4. Remove the mixture from the refrigerator and form into pancakes.
  5. Heat the butter in a large frying pan and fry each Latka for approximately 3 minutes each side and then remove from the pan.
  6. In a small bowl, mix the crème fraiche with the chives and then season with salt & pepper.
  7. Spoon the crème fraiche mixture onto a plate and place the Latkas on top and serve.

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