How to make Boxty (Irish Potato Pancakes) -

An authentic Irish potato pancakes for a healthy and filling breakfast.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Boxty (Irish Potato Pancakes)

Boxty (Irish Potato Pancakes) Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Boxty (Irish Potato Pancakes) Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 2 medium

  • Refined flour (maida) ¾ cup

  • Potatoes peeled, grated and squeezed dry 2 medium

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • Egg 1

  • Milk ½ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste


Step 1

Heat some oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Combine the mashed potatoes, grated potatoes, flour, egg, milk, salt and crushed peppercorns in a bowl and mix well into a batter.

Step 3

Pour a ladle full of the batter in the hot oil, spread out into half inch thick disc and shallow-fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Serve hot.

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