Spiced Potato Cakes

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Nasseh

These tasty fried potato cakes come from Algeria. (Prep time includes chilling time for the potatoes.)

Top Review by UmmBinat

These were good but the flavor was a bit off for us. Just a tip, don't use too much oil or they may break apart and definitely don't miss the chilling time. I served them with a yogurt dip which went pretty well and ketchup, not so well. Made for 1~2~3 Hits March 2010 ~ It's Not Easy Being Green!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel & cut the potatoes into chunks. Boil the potatoes in water until tender then mash them in a large bowl. Mix in the eggs, spices, & cilantro.
  2. With floured hands, form the mixture into round flat cakes about 3 inches in diameter. Cover & chill for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat a thin layer of oil in a frying pan. Fry the cakes on each side until crisp & brown. Place on a plate lined with paper towels to remove excess oil. Serve hot.

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