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