We are not the only nation with a potato pancake recipe, but this is definately one of the best ones out there! :) In Hungary we call this, originally peasant dish, Tócsni.

Ingredients (for 4 people):

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  • 1 kg (2 pounds) yellow potatoes
  • 150 g (0,3 pounds) all purpose flour
  • canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 jumbo egg
  • 3 cloves of garlic

The process:

  • peel and grate the potatoes with a fine grater

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  • add the flour, salt, pepper, the mashed cloves of garlic and the egg

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  • mix together

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  • heat up plenty of canola oil, once the oil is really hot, add the potato dough, one spoonful at a time

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  • fry both sides until they are golden brown

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  • serve while hot!

These delicious potato pancakes can be a side dish to any meat dish or they can be enjoyed on their own with garlic and sour cream on top.

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