Mother’s Potato Kugel
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 1 hour
  • 6 medium sized potatoes
  • 1 large (or 2 small) onions, cut fine
  • 1/4 C fat
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 to 3 T flour, depending on whether potatoes are watery
DIRECTIONS
  1. Fry half of the onion in the fat until golden brown.
  2. Grate potatoes and rest of onion on squared-off grater.
  3. Mix eggs well.
  4. Then add flour, salt, and baking powder, together.
  5. Then add fried onion and fat.
  6. Bake in greased baking pan at 350 degrees until brown and crisp at sides, usually about 1 hour.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
As potatoes are shredded, add to egg mixture so they won’t turn green. Can bake in well-greased muffin tins—takes a little less time. May be vegetarian and/or kosher, depending what type of fat you use.