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Vegetable and Cheese Latke
Use other vegetables of your choice.
Author: Teena Agnel
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot 1 Medium carrot
  • 2 cups grated potato 2 Medium potatoes
  • 1 cup grated sweet potato 1 Medium sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped or grated onion 1/2 onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  1. Add all the grated vegetable + salt into a bowl. Keep aside for 15 minutes. Squeeze out all the excess water. (This is a very important step).
  2. Add bread crumbs + pepper powder + cheese and mix well.
  3. Now add the beaten egg and mix well. Try to form into a thin patty. If it doesn't hold shape, add some more bread crumbs.
  4. Shallow fry in vegetable oil on medium heat for about 2 minutes on each side, or till the latkes are golden brown.
Recipe Notes

If you are making it for later, add the shredded potato to cold water, rinse and pat dry well before adding to other ingredients. This way potato won't change its color.

You can use zucchini, pumpkin to name a few.

If you don't have any ingredient handy (like sweet potato), substitute equal amount of any other ingredient.

For egg substitution use rice flour or corn starch. Please refer potato tiki recipe for the quantity of flour.

Try to flatten it as thin as possible. This yields a more crispy texture.