Latkes are a traditional Hanukkah dish. Very easy and delicious! Serve with sour cream and apple sauce on the side.

4 large potatoes, peeled and grated
1 medium onion, finely chopped
3 extra large eggs
1 ½ teaspoons salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
½ cup Matzoh meal
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped


Step 1- Peel and grate potatoes. Use the larger sized hole in the grater. Remove excess liquid by squeezing the grated potatoes. The drier the better. Wrapping up in cheesecloth and squeezing is a very effective way of accomplishing this.

Step 2- Finely chop onion. Add eggs and beat then mix in with potatoes Motzoh meal, salt, pepper, and parsley.

Step 3- Heat half of vegetable oil in a frying pan. Spoon mixture into hot oil to make 3-4 inch rounds. Fry in batches until golden brown on each side. Drain on paper towels when you remove from the pan.

Step 4- Serve hot with sour cream and apple sauce on the side.
Yield: 6 servings

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