Cabbage fritters, Cabbage Latkes

Cabbage Fritters (Quick & Easy)

These cabbage fritters are inspired from popular Japanese street food called Okonomiyaki, but they are meatless and very simple.

Cabbage fritters, Cabbage Latkes

Cabbage Fritters

These cabbage fritters are easy to make and very delicious. Try these cabbage latkes with sour cream and chilli.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Hungarian
Keyword: cabbage, fritters, latkes
Servings: 4 people
Author: Myreille


  • 350 grams white cabbage (finely shredded)
  • 1 red onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • ½ teaspoon carraway powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 2-3 tablespoons sunflower (or canola) oil (for frying)
  • 3-4 tablespoons sour cream (Hungarian: tejföl)
  • a pinch of crushed chilli or fresh jalapeno


  • In a large bowl mix shredded cabbage, chopped onion, eggs, flour, salt and carraway powder. Stir to combine.
  • In a large skillet (or pan), heat a tablespoon of oil over medium heat.
  • Form a latkes in your hands and place it in the heated skillet. Press down with a spatula. Fry for 2-3 minutes on each side. until golden brown.
  • Serve  immediately with sour cream and chilli.


I used a food processor for easy cabbage and onion shredding and chopping.