Potato pancakes in my family were served mostly on Fridays. They are easy to make and taste delicious! Polish serve them with sour cream, so savory.

Traditional Polish Potato Pancakes
Traditional Polish Potato Pancakes

Polish potato pancakes

Cuisine German, Polish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 4 potaoes large
  • 1 onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2-4 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 cup oil for frying
  • pepper


  1. Grate potatoes finely, chop the onion and put them into a large bowl. Drain off any liquid.
  2. Add egg, salt, and black pepper and flour.
  3. Heat the oil in the frying pan over medium high heat and place one tablespoon of potato mixture so the pancake is 0,5 cm thick and round.
  4. Fry until golden brown each side.
  5. Repeat until you use all mixture.

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I am a Web Designer & Developer on a daily basis. Travelling and cooking sre my biggest hobbies and thats how I spend the most of my free time. Discovering new cultures and most of all - new eating culutres has been a lot of fun and I am always looking forward to cooking something traditional from every part of our planet.

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