Lithuanian-style potato pancakes with meat

2017-10-18 Recipe Author

Lithuanian-style potato pancakes with meat
Potato pancakes with meat - it's a traditional Lithuanian cuisine dish. There it is called "Žemaičių" pancakes. It's potato pancake stuffed with minced meat, boiled meat or other fillings (you can choose by your taste!).

This recipe for pancakes is very good and tested so many times that there is no chance for a failure. All my friends asked for it when they tried and now always use it for making this awesome dish.

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    • Potatoes: 15 medium-sized
    • Eggs: 2
    • Flour: 3 tbsp
    • Potato starch: 3 tbsp
    • Salt: 1 tsp
    • Minced meat (pork, chicken, turkey or else): 300 g /0.7 lbs / 10,5 oz
    • Onion: 1
    • Salt
    • Ground pepper
    • Sour cream: 150 g / 0,33 lbs / 5,3 oz
    • Milk: 150 g / 0,33 lbs / 5,3 oz
    • Butter: tbsp
    • Flour: tsp
    • Garlic: clove
    • Fresh dill

    Recipe Directions

  1. 1. First of all, boil the potatoes and peel them.
  2. boiling eggs
  3. 2. Then mince, add eggs, flour, starch, salt and knead everything together very well.
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  5. 3. Then cook minced meat in a frying pan, add chopped onion. At the end season with some salt and pepper.
  6. 4. Then in a potent mixture, add some minced meat and form little pancakes. Cook from both sides with oil, it should be a little bit crispy.
  7. 5. Finally, for the sauce, melt butter in pan.
  8. melting butter in a pan
  9. 6. Add minced garlic. Mix together sour cream with milk and flour. Heat for a few minutes and then add dill.
  10. 7. Enjoy your potato pancakes with this sauce!
  11. lithuanian potato pancakes with meat
  12. 8. Note: I found one more recipe on YouTube that our family really loved. Attached it for you as well, if you would like to try it.

Azariah Mathews

I tried them. My family loved them. Thanks for sharing. I will make them again for sure!
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