Latkes served with Scrambled Tofu, sliced tomatoes and cucumbers
A plate of Cooked Latkes
This is my version of Latkes, a kind of potato pancake.
The first time that I ate Latkes was at a fair in Cape Town that had food vendors from various cultures. It was a new dish for me and I really liked it a lot. I experimented with the recipe and made my version of it quite successfully. However I was not happy about having to use a lot of oil to fry the latkes.
I have now forumulated a vegan version that uses minimal oil and will be suitable for anyone watching their weight and cholesterol leves. It is also made without eggs and dairy products.
Serve it for breakfast in the weekend or as a meal at any time of the day. It can also be a nice side dish. Accompanied with salads and Tofu Scrambled Eggs it makes a healthy and satisfying meal.
Here is the recipe.
Latkes flipped to cook other side />
Latkes cooking on non-stick pan
Amount of oik that was used initially. Tops were then coated to cook other side
Latke ingredients grated in Food Processeor
Main Ingredients for Vegetable Latke
Here is a link if you would like to know more about Latkes. For this recipe of Latke I have used zuchinni and carrots as well as potato.
In the first image, I used the back of a large spoon to make a depression on the Latke, which I then filled with some Tofu Scrambled Eggs. Use your imagination to serve Latkes. You may also make them smaller.
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