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zemiakové placky
Zemiakové Placky (Bramborák)
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr
Zemiakové placky (bramborák) is a traditional Slovak (Czech) potato pancake, similar to a latke but seasoned with marjoram, which is also called haruľa.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Czech, Slovak, Vegetarian
Servings: 15 pieces
Author: Vera Abitbol
  • 3 lb white potatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic , crushed
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons marjoram
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  1. Peel the potatoes and grate them immediately with a medium grater.
  2. Pour them into a strainer and let them drain well by placing a weight on top.
  3. In a large salad bowl, combine the grated potatoes with garlic, eggs, flour, salt, pepper and marjoram. Mix well.

  4. Divide the dough into 15 balls of the same size and flatten them.
  5. Cook them in a hot oil bath, gently turning them occasionally, until golden brown.
  6. Place them on a plate lined with paper towel and serve immediately after frying.