|Potato Patties (Patates Koftesi)|
1 lb (1/2 kg) potato, boiled without peeling
1 big onion, shredded/chopped finely
1 tsp salt to taste
1 tsp paprika
½ bunch fresh parsley, chopped finely (optional)
1 tsp basil
½ cup any kind of cheese, shredded (istege bagli)
½ cup flour
½ cup oil for frying
Peel the potatoes and then mash. Mix all the ingredients, but oil in a large bowl using your hands. Leave the mixture for cooling in the fridge at least 30 minutes.
Then take plum size pieces and make slightly flat, long patties.
Place the oil in a skillet and sizzle. Place the flour in a plate and dip the Potato Patties. Make sure all sides are covered with flour. Then shallow fry them over medium heat, till both sides are golden brown.
Potato Patties are good to with meat and poultry dishes and yogurtor cacik.