There’s no food that says Chanukah like potato latkes fried in lots and lots of oil. But come on, who can eat potato latkes for eight days straight? Change it up a bit with this recipe for sweet potatoes from Mrs. Esti Barker, the creative mind behind much of Oorah’s marketing. Besides for being delicious, sweet potatoes are also a tad more nutritious than their white cousins.

2 eggs, beaten

1/4 cup grated onion

3 Tbsp. flour

1/2 tsp. salt

1 pound sweet potato (about 4 medium), peeled and shredded

Oil for frying

Mix the eggs, onion, flour, salt and sweet potato in a bowl. Let batter rest for 5 minutes. Heat 1/4 inch of oil in a frying pan until it is very hot. Gently drop tablespoons of batter in the pan and flatten with a spatula. Fry over medium heat until golden brown, about 1 minute per side. Add more oil as needed. Drain on paper towels. Serve with oodles of sour cream!

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