Curried Sweet Potato Latkes

Serves: 12

When I first tasted these latkes, the first bite got me hooked. I love this unusual take on traditional potato latkes.

Dovetailing tip: Peel extra sweet potatoes and cube them into 1/2" cubes to make 2 cups. Save to use for Meal 4, Sweet Potato Frittata.

Yield: 12 servings
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1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup 2% milk
4 cups grated peeled sweet potatoes
oil for frying


In a small bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Stir in eggs and milk until blended. Add sweet potatoes; toss to coat. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Drop batter by heaping tablespoonfuls into oil; press lightly to flatten. Fry for 3-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown, adding oil as needed. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 24 latkes.


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