Bulviniai Blynai Recipe: Authentic Lithuanian Potato Pancakes

Dish recipes: Bulviniai Blynai
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Indulge in the rustic flavors of Lithuania with our Bulviniai Blynai recipe. These traditional potato pancakes are a beloved dish in Lithuanian cuisine, cherished for their crispy exterior and tender, flavorful interior a true taste of Lithuanian culinary heritage.


4 large potatoes, peeled and grated (lb: 2, kg: 0.9)

1 onion, finely chopped

2 eggs

1/4 cup all-purpose flour (lb: 0.1, kg: 45)

Salt and pepper to taste

Vegetable oil for frying


Place the grated potatoes in a clean kitchen towel and squeeze out excess moisture. In a large bowl, combine the grated potatoes, chopped onion, eggs, flour, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Drop spoonfuls of the potato mixture into the hot oil and flatten with the back of the spoon to form pancakes. Fry the pancakes for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and crispy. Remove the pancakes from the skillet and drain on paper towels to remove excess oil.


Serve the Bulviniai Blynai hot with sour cream, applesauce, or your favorite savory topping for a delicious and comforting meal that celebrates Lithuanian culinary tradition.

With our Bulviniai Blynai recipe, you can bring the authentic flavors of Lithuania to your kitchen and delight your family and friends with these irresistible potato pancakes a true taste of Lithuanian comfort food.