Potato Kosher Recipes

Here are some very interesting potato Kosher recipes courtesy of shareholder Arlene J. Mathes-Scharf. These recipes are taken straight from her website; www.kashrut.com. Enjoy!

POTATO LATKES

Ingredients

  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled or scrubbed (keep in water to prevent browning)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped finely
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons flour
  • Oil for frying (cooking spray for low-fat latkes)
  • applesauce or sour cream (optional)

Directions

  1. Grate potatoes (by hand or with food processor)
  2. Add onion,eggs, salt, pepper and flour
  3. Mix well
  4. Pour enough oil to cover pan
  5. Fry the batter by heaping tablespoons in oil
  6. Top with applesauce or sour cream

Alternative Directions for Low-fat latkes

  1. Grate potatoes (by hand or with food processor)
  2. Add onion,eggs, salt, pepper and flour
  3. Mix well
  4. Spray cookie sheet with cooking oil spray
  5. Place heaping tablespoon portions on cookie tray
  6. Spray again with cooking oil spray
  7. Bake at 450 degrees F. till top is browned, flip and bake if needed.
  8. Top with applesauce or sour cream

Potato Kugel 

ingredients
6 medium potatoes
1 medium onion, chopped finely
3 to 4 tbsp matza meal
1 carrot, chopped finely (optional)
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
3 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp baking powder (optional)
2 eggs

directions
preheat oven to 425oF.
Grate  potatoes
Place in bowl with rest of ingredients except oil
Put oil in baking pan, heat for 5 minutes.
Add potato mixture to oil (carefully)
bake for 10 minutes at 425oF.
Reduce heat to 350oF and bake for 45 minutes.

 

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