Placki Kartoflane – Polish Potato Pancakes

These placki can be eaten as a savoury dish with sour cream, salt and chilli jam or sweet with sugar and lemon.

  • Peel and gratplackie about a pound and a half of peeled potatoes
  • Place in a sieve and allow to drain for a few minutes. Squeeze out the rest of the liquid
  • Into the raw potato mix in about one ounce of plain flour and 1-2 eggs so the mixture holds a good pancake shape
  • Season and stir well to blend all the ingredients
  • Heat a little fat or oil in a large frying pan
  • When the fat is hot place large spoonfuls of the potato mixture on the pan and spread out evenly and thinly
  • Cook on each side for four to five minutes until golden and crisp on each side
  • Drain on kitchen paper

A Smacznego!

Krysia Bancroft

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