Kartoffelpuffer, also known as potato pancakes, is a traditional German dish made from grated potatoes mixed with flour, eggs, and spices. The mixture is then formed into patties and fried in hot oil until they are crispy and golden brown. They are typically served hot and can be enjoyed as a side dish or as a main course with a variety of toppings such as sour cream, applesauce, or smoked salmon.
Kartoffelpuffer are a popular winter dish in Germany and are often enjoyed during the Christmas season. They are also known by different names in different regions, such as Reibekuchen or Rievkooche.