Deep-fried, light-as-a-cloud potato pancakes.
8 medium-sized russet potatoes
3 large eggs
2 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup matzo meal
1 onion, grated
2 cups vegetable oil
- Grate 6 peeled, raw potatoes and place in a colander to drain.
- In a medium saucepan with salted water add 2 peeled, potatoes, covered, cook about 18 to20 minutes or until tender. Remove and cool.
- In a large bowl, with a potato masher, mash potatoes, add drained grated potatoes, mix until combined. Stir in eggs, salt, pepper, matzo meal, and grated onion.
- Preheat oil in a large skillet. Cook patties over medium heat for 10 minutes or until golden brown, turning once.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.