Amazing Low-Fat Latkes

Preparation info
  • Makes 50 to 60 2-inch latkes, which will serve

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      25 min

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

Hanukkah without latkes would be like, well, Christmas without a tree. Jews the world over eat fried foods at Hanukkah to commemorate the miracle of the oil (that a one-day supply of oil for the holy lamp burned for eight straight days until more could be obtained). In Eastern Europe and North America, the quintessential Hanukkah food is fried potato pancakes. (For Sephardic Hanukkah dishes, see the zvingous recipe.)

Deep-frying may be symbolic, bu