Veggie Latkes

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"Last minute guests for dinner? This appetizer will have your guests singing the famous bollywood song 'Paloo Latke, Bhaiya Paloo latke'."

Prep Time: 20 Min
Cook Time: 20 Min
Ready In: 40 Min
Servings: 6


2 ½ cups grated zucchini
1 cup peeled and shredded potatoes
1 cup shredded carrot
½ cup onions chopped
1 tsp crushed red pepper
1 tsp all spice powder
½ tsp salt
3 eggs, lightly beaten
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper
¾ cup matzo meal
½ cup chopped fresh parsley
½ cup crumbled feta cheese
¼ cup vegetable oil


Place the zucchini, potato and carrots in a colander, place paper towels or a cheesecloth over the top and squeeze out as much moisture as possible. Sprinkle salt over the vegetables and let them drain for 15 min.. Squeeze vegetable again in paper towels.

In a large mixing bowl combine eggs, vegetables, salt and pepper, crushed red pepper and all spice powder . Mix well. Stir in matzo meal or flour, parsley and feta.

Heat vegetable oil in a large frying pan. Place vegetable mixture, formed into pancake sized cakes in hot oil and fry until golden brown on both sides. (Cook two to three min. per side). Add more oil as needed to keep cakes frying up well. Drain fried latkes on paper towels.