Friday, March 09, 2007

Potato cutlet/potato patties

Potato cutlet/potato patties (makes ~8 pieces)

-1lb potatoes, boiled and peeled
-0.5lb ground beef (substitute with other ground meat you wish, if you don't take beef)
-8-10 stalks cilantro, cleaned and chopped
-2tbsp fried shallots
-2 eggs,
-salt and pepper to taste
-cooking oil

1. Mash up the boiled and peeled potatoes
2. Heat oil in pan at medium heat and fry the ground beef for a while
3. Mix mashed potatoes, fried beef, cilantro, fried shallots together (except the eggs), till evenly mixed

4.Shape into a ball as seen in the picture

5. Separately beat the eggs.
6. Heat oil in a pan on medium-high, and dip the begedil(potato cakes) individually in the beaten eggs and drop into the hot oil (can fry 3-4 at a time, depending on size of pan)

Begedil. Begedelicious!