Potato Kugel. It's like one enormous latke, an irresistible addition to any Seder table. Potatoes and onions are grated and baked together in this crispy side dish. Basically, potato kugel is potatoes, onions, and eggs at their very best.
Kugel is a baked pudding, usually made with noodles or potatoes. This version, prepared with shredded potatoes and fried shallots, is crispy at the ed. My grandmother made the most incredible potato kugel. You can cook Potato Kugel using 7 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Potato Kugel
- You need 8 of medium potatoes.
- You need 2 of onions.
- It’s 6 of eggs.
- You need 1/2 cup of olive oil.
- You need 4 tbsp of flour.
- You need 1 tbsp of salt.
- Prepare 1 tsp of ground black pepper.
Transfer onion and potatoes to another bowl. Peel the potatoes and onion and place them into a bowl of cold water. Mix the eggs, salt, pepper and oil together in a large bowl. Potato kugel, sometimes called potato pudding, is a staple Shabbat and holiday dish in Eastern European (Ashkenazi) Jewish cooking.
Potato Kugel step by step
- Grate coarsely potato and onion, let stand 5 mins. Then squeeze out excess liquid..
- Whisk together egg, flour, oil, salt and pepper.
- Mix together potato and egg mixture by hand.
- Pour into greased 9×13 dish and bake uncovered at 400°F for 1 hour until golden brown on top and knife comes out clean from the middle.
- Squeeze excess liquid out of the potato and onion before mixing with egg mixture.
The best potato kugels are tender on the inside, crispy on the. Take a healthy hashbrown, plump it up with more potatoes, a few eggs, and slowly bake it for a couple hours and you'll get this potato kugel. Grate your potatoes by hand rather than using a food processor; it really makes a difference. Mix eggs, oil, salt and pepper. I have been eating potato kugel all my life – take it from me, this one is the absolute best.