Potato Dumplings

  • 15/06/2006
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 4
  • 40 min

For many the first encounter with the Czech cuisine is tasting festive dishes such as roast meat with Czech dumplings. However there are also many economical and simple dishes which may be served with the excellent Czech beer, such as the following potato dumplings, richly spiced up with garlic and other seasonings.

Ingredients

  • 1 kg potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 200 ml milk
  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 3 eggs, mixed
  • 50 g smoked bacon, diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • marjoram
  • pepper
  • salt
  • oil
  • 1 tablespoon Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Pour hot milk over the potatoes.
  2. 2.
    Add bacon, mixed eggs, flour, garlic marjoram, pepper, a little salt and Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder.
  3. 3.
    Mix all the ingredients well, and spoon the mixture into hot oil. Press lightly so you form a small yet thick pancake.
  4. 4.
    Cook on both sides, as bramboraky should be crunchy.
  5. 5.
    Arrange in an absorbent paper towel, and serve.

Serving

Bramboraky can be served hot or cold. With salad or buttermilk, which then forms a small and tasty meal, or even with beer, as a snack.

Tip

All the ingredients for bramboraky should be prepared in advance, making the cooking process as short as possible and also ensures a better taste.

Little secret

When you pour hot milk over grated potato you will create a compact mixture, especially when combined with flour. This process also shortens the cooking time.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 466 / 1.948 - -
Fat g 18,93 - -
Carbohydrates g 59,03 - -
Dietary fibre g 5,04 - -
Protein g 15,73 - -
Sodium g 1,98 0 0
Vitamin A μg 344,39 9 7
Vitamin D μg 41,62 21 21
Vitamin C mg 38,13 51 42
Niacin mg 7,64 55 38
Potassium mg 1.161,03 31 31
Calcium mg 110,99 11 11
Phosphorous mg 279,01 35 35

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)