vegetable oilfor frying- just enough to cover bottom of pan
Boil a pot of water over a high heat. Peel and wash your potatoes, then add them to the water and boil until they are parboiled (about 6-7 minutes, they should be hard to touch but easy to grate). Drain them in a colander, and run them under cold water until cool enough to hold. Grate the potatoes.
Beat your egg in a bowl. Add the grated potatoes, flour, cheddar cheese, salt, pepper and then combine. Using your hands, form the mixture into patties (I made 6 but it depends on how small or large you want them.)
Place some vegetable oil in a frypan and heat on medium-high. Add the patties (I cooked 6, and then another 6
and cook for about 3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy. Once cooked, let cool on a paper towel for a few minutes and then serve.