Food For Thought Youth Project

Cultural Recipes from Youth Around the World

Latkes contributed by, Noah from the Seven Hills School in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Latkes
From:Romania.
By,Noah

Ingredients
6 to 8 medium grated potatoes.
2 medium or one large white onion.
2 eggs.
1/2 to 3/4 cup flour.
1tsp. baking powder.
1 1/2 tsp. salt.
1/2 tsp. pepper.

Sauce For Latkes
1 can Campbells Cream of Mushroom Soup 10oz.
3/4 cup of milk.
3 tbsp.. of china Lily Soy Sauce (Must use dark soy sauce not Japanese).

Directions
1.Prepare and grate potatoes, put in large mixing bowl.
Grate onions into potatoes, add eggs, salt, pepper,and mix well.
Now add flour and baking powder to grated potatoe mixture, (adjust amount of flour according to amount of liquid from potatoes & onions) stir well.
In large frying pan add 1/8 to 1/4 inch oil pre heat oil on medium heat.
Now add 1/2 cup potato mixture to hot oil spread out into a circle the size of a large luncheon plate.
Cook until edges are a golden brown, now flip potatoe pancake to cook on the other side.
When Latke is cooked place on dinner plate.
Role pancake like a crepe
Top with a liberal amount of mushroom gravy sauce.
Serve immediately.
You can not put this in oven to keep warm, must be served hot as made.

Directions For Sauce
1. Cook soup and milk together till creamy, then whisk in soy sauce,should look a light brown gravy keep on very low heat. (Remember soy sauce is salty).

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