Hashbrowns homemade

Homemade Hash Browns – Flavourful and crusty potato patties

Make these crisp, golden-brown hash browns for your supper tonight !!

Serve them on a heap of a green salad, plain couscous  or noodles as a side dish to make it a perfectly healthy and satisfying meal.

Bon appetit !!

What you need: 

Potatoes (preferably waxy) 3
Onion and a large green chili chopped
Salt, chili or paprika powder to taste
Pepper powder 1 tsp
Plain flour 4 tbsp
egg 1
Olive oil or any other oil to shallow fry

Let’s make it:

Grate it

  • Peel and coarsely grate the potatoes and chop the onion very thinly.

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Squeeze it

  • Place the grated potatoes and onion in the middle of a tea towel and squeeze dry.  This will let all the excess liquids to drain out

Mix it

  • Place the potatoes, egg, salt, pepper and plain flour in a bowl and mix thoroughly using your hands.
  • Add green chili, chili powder and  adjust the taste at this point

Shape it

  • Place a boll of the mixture on your palm and make a thick, round pattie.
  • Dust both sides with plain flour
  • Make a few more

Fry it

  • Heat 2 tbsp of olive oil on a non-stick pan and gently place them on it

  • Shallow fry on medium – high flame  both sides until golden

Serve it

  • Place on a wire rack to cool off slightly
  • Serve immediately with ketchup or sweet chili  sauce

Tip:  Avoid eggs and add an extra tbsp of flour to make it a vegetarian version

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