Fried potatoes are always delicious, but boiled and mashed potatoes, and then fried in a pan, are twice as delicious. The similarities with potato pancakes are obvious, but they are not. Also, everything is simple, without long fuss and complex ingredients, only with a more delicate and milder taste. Potatoes, oil and spices - three bases from which the simplest and most delicious mashed potato cutlets are prepared.
It would not hurt to add onions and fresh chopped herbs, but only this is a different recipe for cutlets. For now, let's look at this option. The taste will not disappoint you.
Boil peeled potatoes in lightly salted water for 20-30 minutes, until tender. Read more here.
Using a crush, chop the mashed potatoes, add butter, yolks, salt, black pepper and stir thoroughly.
Sprinkle with flour, roll the puree into a roll and cut into flat meatballs.
Form the patties into a round or semicircular shape and pattern with a lattice object.
Heat a skillet with oil, place the potato balls and fry briefly on both sides until golden brown.
Let the fat and heat settle, and then you can serve the fried potato cutlets on the table, preferably warm.
This option is perfect to diversify the monotonous diet. You can also prepare some tomato garnish for them or serve them cooked with homemade ketchup.
Hints and tips for recipe:
- For mashed potatoes, it is better to boil peeled potatoes and preferably cut into several large slices.
- Potatoes should first be cooked over high heat until boiling, and then slowly until tender.
- To get rid of excess moisture, mashed potatoes should be placed in a preheated oven for a few minutes.
- It is necessary to fry potato cutlets in well-calcined oil and not for long.