In a bowl - mash cooked potatoes
combine cooked leeks, onions, garlic, salt, and pepper.
Stir well to combine - then add remaining dry ingredients - Parmesan, nutmeg, bread crumbs, cumin, cilantro
Stir well to combine - taste for seasoning - if necessary add salt or pepper now.
Lastly, add beaten egg - combine well again
To make patties - foam a ball with your hands then flatten. Shape sides. You can also mold them into shapes like start or squares to get the kids excited.
Set aside - you can leave these in the fridge wrapped with cling wrap for about 2 days - until you are ready to serve