Potato Pancakes with Smoked Salmon and Mustard Chive Creme Fraiche!

Potato pancakes are shallow-fried pancakes of grated potatoes and binding ingredients such as egg and flour often flavored with grated onion and seasonings. This could be a great snack or appetizer.

Ingredients:


1/2 cup Creme Fraiche

1 heaping tablespoon wholegrain mustard

3 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1 pound large baking potatoes (peeled)

1 large onion

1 egg (lightly beaten)

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1 green chili (chopped)

1/8 teaspoon baking powder

4-ounce Irish smoked salmon(thinly sliced)

Salt to taste

Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Vegetable oil for frying


Method :


First, let's make the dip:


Whisk together the creme Fraiche, mustard, chili powder, and two tablespoons of chives in a bowl and season it with salt and pepper. Keep it aside.


Now, Make the Potato Pancakes:

  • With a grater, coarsely shred the potato and onion.

  • Transfer it to a colander or in a cheesecloth and squeeze as dry as possible. e dry

  • Wait for 2 mins and squeeze dry again.

  • Take the potato and onion mixture in a large bowl.

  • Add the egg, flour, baking powder, chopped green chili, salt, and pepper, and gently fold to combine.



  • In a frying pan, heat 1/2 cup of oil until it begins to shimmer.

  • Take two heaping tablespoons of potato mixture on your palm and make it flat like a pancake.👇

  • Fry them in hot oil.

  • Cook the pancakes over moderate heat or until golden brown in about 2 mins.

  • Flip it over and fry it another 2 mins.

  • Drain it on a pepper towel and season it with a pinch of salt still it's warm.

  • Fry all the pancakes in the same process.

  • Arrange a few potato pancakes onto a plate. Top each of the pancakes with a slice of smoked salmon.

  • Add a dollop of creme Fraiche on the top and garnish with remaining chives.

  • Serve immediately.


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