Potato Fritters

 Potato Fritters 


otato fritters are a delightful and versatile dish enjoyed in various cultures around the world. These golden, crispy treats are typically made by combining grated or mashed potatoes with a mixture of herbs, spices, and sometimes other vegetables or proteins, then frying them to perfection. The result is a flavorful and satisfying snack or side dish that can be served hot with a variety of dips or sauces.

Originating from different culinary traditions, potato fritters can be found in many forms, from the Indian “aloo pakora” to the British “bubble and squeak,” each with its unique twist and flavor profile. Whether you’re looking for a quick appetizer, a hearty breakfast option, or a tasty accompaniment to your main course, potato fritters are sure to impress with their deliciously crispy exterior and tender, flavorful interior. Perfect for any occasion, these fritters can be easily customized to suit your taste preferences, making them a favorite among home cooks and chefs alike.


  1. 2 large potatoes (approx. 500g)
  2. Parsley
  3. Spring onions
  4. Salt, pepper, garlic powder
  5. 2 medium eggs
  6. 2 large tablespoons of cornstarch (around 40g)
  7. Sweet paprika
  8. 7g of coriander
  9. Vegetable oil for frying

For the sauce:

  1. 120g of plain yogurt
  2. Juice of half a lemon
  3. Lemon zest
  4. Parsley
  5. Half a cucumber
  6. Salt and pepper
  7. 1 clove of garlic
  8. Spicy sauce
  9. Olive oil


  1. Begin by grating the potatoes and then thoroughly squeezing them to remove excess moisture.
  2. In a bowl, combine the grated potatoes with parsley, spring onions, salt, pepper, garlic powder, eggs, cornstarch, paprika, and coriander.
  3. Shape the mixture into fritters and fry them in a pan with vegetable oil until golden brown.
  4. To make the sauce, mix together yogurt, lemon juice, lemon zest, parsley, cucumber, salt, pepper, garlic, spicy sauce, and olive oil.
  5. Serve the crispy, golden potato fritters with a generous dollop of this refreshing sauce.
  6. Enjoy!

1 thought on “ Potato Fritters”

  1. My Mother in law made these over 40 years ago, and she called them Mock Fish ., where that name came from I have no idea , and I still make them today My family absolutely loves them


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