Potato Pancakes „Bramboráky“

Potatoes are a very popular side dish in the Czech cuisine. In certain parts of Bohemia, potato pancakes are called “bramborák” or “cmunda.” You can eat them simply as a side dish or as a main course filled with sauerkraut and smoked meat.




  • 1 kg of potatoes
  • Cup of milk
  • 1 egg
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Flour
  • Marjoram
  • Salt, pepper
  • Oil for frying
  • Optional: salami, bacon or ham

Peel raw potatoes, wash and shred them. Drain excess water from shredded potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Add egg, marjoram and minced garlic then milk and flour. The dough should not be too thick. Pan-fry in heated oil in the shape of pancakes. Serve potato pancakes fresh and hot.