If you have 3 potatoes and 2 eggs, Potatoes with onions are tastier than meat!


Who doesn’t love a hearty and flavorful meal that’s easy to make? If you’re in the mood for something delicious and comforting, then you’re in for a treat! In this article, we’ll explore a recipe that turns humble potatoes and onions into a mouthwatering dish that will tantalize your taste buds. So, grab your apron and let’s get cooking!


To prepare this delectable dish, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 3-4 potatoes
  • 2 onions
  • 1 bell pepper (optional)
  • 100 g of cheese (approximately 1 cup shredded)
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons of corn starch
  • Sunflower vegetable oil

Method of Preparation

3.1 Preparing the Potatoes and Onions

  1. Peel the potatoes and grate them using a grater with large holes.
  2. Rinse the grated potatoes well in cold water to remove excess starch, then allow them to drain in a colander.
  3. Cut the peeled onions into half rings.

3.2 Cooking the Vegetables

  1. Heat a frying pan with a little vegetable oil.
  2. Add the sliced onions to the pan and sauté them until they soften.
  3. Optionally, cut the bell pepper into strips and add it to the pan with the onions.
  4. Season the vegetables with salt and continue to fry until they are cooked through. Once done, remove them from the heat.

3.3 Preparing the Egg and Potato Mixture

  1. Grate the cheese using a grater with large holes.
  2. In a bowl, crack the eggs and beat them with a pinch of salt.
  3. Combine the beaten eggs with the grated potatoes, and mix well.
  4. Incorporate the corn starch into the potato and egg mixture.

3.4 Assembling and Cooking the Potato Cake

  1. Heat a frying pan with a little vegetable oil.
  2. Spread half of the potato mixture evenly on the base of the pan.
  3. Layer the grated cheese, sautéed vegetables, and another layer of cheese on top of the potatoes.
  4. Spread the remaining potato mixture over the top layer.
  5. Cover the pan with a lid and cook the potato cake for 10 minutes over medium heat.
  6. Flip the potato cake onto a plate and cook for an additional 15 minutes over low heat.
  7. Remove the lid and continue cooking for 5 more minutes to evaporate any remaining liquid.
  8. Transfer the cooked potato cake onto a plate and enjoy!


There you have it – a scrumptious potato cake that’s sure to delight your senses! With just a few simple ingredients and easy-to-follow steps, you can whip up this flavorful dish in no time. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or entertaining guests, this potato and onion cake is a surefire crowd-pleaser. So, why wait? Head to the kitchen and start cooking up a storm!


  1. Can I substitute the vegetables in this recipe?
    • Yes, feel free to customize the recipe according to your preferences. You can add or omit any vegetables as desired.
  2. Can I use a different type of cheese?
    • Absolutely! Experiment with different types of cheese to find your favorite flavor combination.
  3. Can I make this dish ahead of time?
    • Yes, you can prepare the potato cake ahead of time and reheat it when ready to serve.
  4. How long will leftovers last in the fridge?
    • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  5. Can I freeze the potato cake?
    • While it’s best enjoyed fresh, you can freeze the potato cake for up to one month. Simply thaw it in the refrigerator before reheating.
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