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Curried Sweet Potato Latkes

From the New York Times via David Wasserman of Joes on the Nose

Ingredients for

Curried Sweet Potato Latkes

1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled

1⁄2 cup flour

2 teaspoons sugar

1 teaspoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1⁄2 teaspoon cayenne pepper or to taste

2 teaspoons curry powder

1 teaspoon cumin

Salt and pepper to taste

2 large eggs, slightly beaten

1⁄2 cup milk (approximately)

Peanut oil for frying


Instructions for

Curried Sweet Potato Latkes


1. Grate the sweet potatoes coarsely. In a separate bowl mix together all the dry ingredients.

2. Add the eggs and just enough milk to the dry ingredients to make a sti batter. Add the potatoes and mix together until the batter is moist but not runny. If too stiff, add more milk.

3. Heat 1⁄4 inch of peanut oil in a sauté pan until it is barely smoking. Drop in the batter by tablespoons and atten. Cook several minutes on each side, until golden. Drain, serve.

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