1 1/2 pounds Russet potatoes (peeled)
1/2 cup finely minced or grated yellow onion
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
  Few grinds of fresh nutmeg
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 large egg (beaten)
1 large egg white
  freshly ground pepper (to taste)