Coloured Potato Latkes


Here are three fun ways to make your potato latkes super festive. Just add some natural food colouring to take them to the next level!

Coloured Potato Latkes

Red Latkes: add strained beet juice

Yellow Latkes: add ground turmeric

Green Latkes: add blanched, pureed and strained spinach


2 Cups Potatoes, Peeled and shredded
3 Eggs, beaten
1 1/2 Tsp Salt
1/2 Cup Peanut Oil, (for frying)
2 Tbsp All Purpose Flour
1 Tbsp Onion, grated


  1. Peel and shred potatos with a grater
  2. Place the potatoes on a tea towel to extract as much moisture as possible.
  3. In a medium bowl mix the potatoes, onion, eggs, flour, salt and your natural food colouring together
  4. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Make sure the oil gets hot!
  5. Place large spoonfuls of the potato mixture into the hot oil, pressing down on them to form 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick patties
  6. Brown on one side, turn and brown on the other.
  7. Let cooked latkes drain on paper towels.
  8. Serve hot!

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Yield: 10- 12 Latkes


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