Peel the potatoes and onion, then grate both through the coarse side of a grater into a mixing basin. Add the eggs, flour, salt and pepper and using a wooden spoon mix the ingredients thoroughly.
Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the potato mixture in tablespoonfuls. Fry only three or four pancakes at a time and as the mixture is spooned in flatten them slightly. Fry over moderate he