Vegan Cilantro Latkes with Spicy Apple Sauce

Vegan Cilantro Latkes with Spicey Apple Sauce


For the Potato Latkes:
250g/8.75oz potato
20g/0.75oz fresh cilantro, chopped
1 tbsp. flaxseed meal
30ml/1fl oz water
1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
15g/0.5oz potato flour
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. salt
30ml/1fl oz olive oil
For the Apple Sauce:
200g/7oz apples, peeled and chopped into ½” cubes
1/4 tsp. star anise
1/4 tsp. cinnamon sticks
1/4 tsp. black peppercorns
1/4 tsp. black cardamom pods
1/4 tsp. fennel seeds
50g/2oz shallots, thinly sliced
30ml/1fl oz apple cider vinegar
62.5ml/2fl oz maple syrup
500ml/17fl oz water


  1. For the Latkes: Boil potatoes for about 10 minutes.
  2. Dilute flaxseed meal in 2 tablespoons water and leave to bloom for about 5 minutes.
  3. Peel and run the potatoes through a coarse cheese grater.
  4. Combine grated potatoes, flax mixture, chopped cilantro, potato starch, turmeric powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  5. Heat olive oil in a skillet.
  6. Drop loose mounds of potato mixture in the hot oil and fry over medium heat for 2-3 minutes per side.
  7. Drain on paper towels.
  8. Serve with apple sauce on the side.
  9. For the Apple Sauce: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until apples are fully tender. Add more water if necessary.
  10. With a potato masher, mash the apples in the pan, leaving some chunks whole.

This recipe is courtesy of Nikki Brown via, the cooking encyclopedia that everyone can edit.

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