Crispy Potato and Turmeric Fritters

There are many recipes for potato fritters but this one is the crispiest, quickest and easiest you’ll be reaching for time and again. Makes 12 small fritters.

500 g Genuinely Southern Forests Royal Blue or Dutch Cream Potatoes
1 tsp salt
1 spring onion, finely chopped
1 tsp turmeric powder
60 g rice flour
sunflower oil, for frying

Peel and grate the potatoes. Place in a medium sized bowl and stir through the salt. Leave for 5 minutes. Using your hands, squeeze out and discard as much liquid as possible. Stir through the spring onions, turmeric and rice flour until well combined. Shallow fry soup spoon full amounts in hot sunflower oil until golden brown and crispy.

Topper Suggestions:

  • Goats cheese, apple and beetroot finely julienned, fresh dill.
  • Avocado slices, sour cream, chopped chives and chilli flakes.
  • Mayo, boiled pastured egg, capers and chopped parsley.
  • Soft brie and slices of fresh truffle (June – August).


  • Add ½ cup corn in raw mixture. Serve with chopped coriander mixed into yoghurt to dip.
  • Substitute ½ the quantity of potato for pumpkin.
  • Add 80g finely chopped ham or bacon to the raw mixture.
  • Make a larger fritter and top with a poached egg.

Recipe by Sophie Zalokar @sophiezalokar and photography by Craig Kinder Food Photography @craigkinderfoods for Genuinely Southern Forests.


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