Recipe for Polish potato pancakes known as placki ziemniaczane (PLAHT-skee zhyem-nyah-CHAH-neh). Potato pancakes are fried pancakes of grated or ground potato, flour, egg and onion. Serve them warm topped with sour cream or sprinkle with sugar.
If I had to eat only one thing for the rest of my life, it just might be this. My grandmother could make placki like no one else, but she stopped cooking years ago. I looked far and wide for a recipe that sounded like hers. Many recipes call for large shr
The key to crispy edges is to make sure you drain the excess water from the potato and onion mixture. It takes a bit of work if you are using a regular hand grater but if your food processor or blender has "grate" on it, it will go a lot faster.
Crispy Potato Pancake Appetizer at Warszawa Polish Restaurant in Santa Monica, Calif. (My hubs is of Polish descent, and I will cook certain things to teach the kids about their heritage; and it brings back good memories for him)