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Potato Pumpkin Pancakes (Latkes)
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Pumpkin Potato Pancakes (Latkes)

These easy potato and pumpkin latkes are a tasty type of savoury pancake that are perfect on colder days no matter what you serve them with. They're especially delicious with sour cream!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: European
Keyword: potato latkes, pumpkin latkes
Servings: 12 pancakes
Calories: 62kcal
Author: Jovita | Yummy Addiction


  • 2 1/2 cups fresh pumpkin , peeled and grated
  • 2 1/2 cups peeled and grated potatoes
  • 1 small carrot , grated
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 eggs , lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  • vegetable oil , for frying


  • Peel and grate the potatoes and pumpkin on the large holes of box grater (or in a food processor). Put grated vegetables into a large colander, sprinkle with salt and let it sit until the excess water drains (for about 10 minutes).
  • In a separate bowl, peel and grate a carrot.
  • Chop the onion finely.
  • In the large bowl, whisk together eggs, flour, dried oregano, salt and pepper. Stir in all grated vegetables, chopped onion and mix thoroughly.
  • In a large non-stick pan, heat the oil over medium-high setting. When it is hot, drop large spoonfuls of the mixture into a pan. Brown on one side, flip carefully, and brown on the other. Let latkes drain on paper towels.
  • Serve hot garnished with sour cream or applesauce.


Serving: 1latke | Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.3g | Protein: 2.2g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 330.4mg | Sugar: 1.7g