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Potato Patties, Persian Street Food

Iranian crispy potato patties, which is called Kookoo sibzamini کوکو سیب زمینی in Farsi, is a classic dish. One of the most popular sandwiches in sandwich shops in Iran, is potato patties sandwich or sandwich-e kookoo sibzamini in Ciabatta bread. You can make kookoo sibzamini with freshly boiled potatoes or with leftover mashed potatoes.


  • 430g potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 1 large onion, finely grated and squeeze to drain the juice
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tbsp Panko bread crumbs (crunchy bread crumbs)
  • 1 tsp turmeric, you can add a little more too
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil

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