Tajiks of Tajikistan



Easy Potato Pancakes

Central Asia

Preparation Time: 20 minutes | Serves: 6


  • 1/4 cup frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • dash of pepper
  • sour cream


To prepare

  1. Measure and then thaw hash browns. In a medium bowl beat the egg and milk. Add potatoes, flour, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Heat a griddle over medium heat. Pour in just enough vegetable oil to coat the surface.
  3. Use a ¼ cup measuring cup to drop potato mixture on the hot griddle. You can make more than one pancake at a time. Fry for 3 minutes, or until bottom is browned and crisp. Turn and brown the other side.
  4. Top with sour cream. Makes 6 to 8 small pancakes.


Taken from WINDOWKIDS Recipes of the 10/40 Window edited by KJ Larson. Copyright(c) 2006 by Window International Inc. Used by permission of InterVarsity Press, PO Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515.

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