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Curried Sweet Potato Latkes Recipe

Curried Sweet Potato Latkes Recipe

I first tasted these at a Hanukkah party in Pueblo, Colorado. The first bite got me hooked. I love this unusual take on traditional potato latkes. —Rachel Garcia, Arlington, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min./batch YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 4 cups grated peeled sweet potatoes
  • Oil for frying

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Stir in eggs and milk until blended. Add sweet potatoes; toss to coat.
  • 2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Drop batter by heaping tablespoonfuls into oil; press lightly to flatten. Fry for 3-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown, adding oil as needed. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 24 latkes.

Nutritional Facts

2 latkes equals 241 calories, 20 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 218 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.