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Omit the cumin, if desired

Servings: Makes 12 pancakes.


4 cups sweet potato, grated

½ cup onion, grated

Salt and pepper to taste

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 large egg

¼ cup all-purpose flour

Vegetable oil for frying


Mix sweet potatoes with onions, salt, pepper, cumin and egg. Stir in flour.

Heat a non- stick skillet on medium heat. Coat the base with oil. For each pancake, drop 2 tablespoons of mixture into pan. Flatten with back of spoon to about 3 inches in diameter. Fry 2 to 3 minutes each side or until brown and crisp. Stir mixture before frying next batch.

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