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Buchinik (Cartoflan)-Galician Potato Pancakes (Latkes)

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“This is another one from my Bubby. Galicianers made this for Friday lunch, while preparing Shabbos, because it's easy and parve. It's like a lighter latke, so I like to make it on Chanuka. Goes well with sour cream on top or just a sprinkle of sugar or jam, and a salad on the side.”
1hr 50mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. finely grate the potatoes& sprinkle salt over them.
  2. sprinkle the flour over potatoes to absorb the liquids.
  3. Once liquids are absorbed, add 2 tablespoons of oil.
  4. in a small bowl, put yeast, 2 tablespoons warm water, and 2 tablespoons of salt to create a yeasty mixture.
  5. mix everything together along with eggs.
  6. let rise for 1/2 hour.
  7. fry in shallow oil--let the mixture fill the pan, to make big fluffy pancakes.

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