Potato pancakes or latkes are a part of the Jewish festival of Hanukkah or Honica. Potato pancakes are served with the main course meal with a variety of sauces. A gingered pear sauce is a typical Korean sauce that goes well with these potato pancakes and is featured along with recipe.
1⁄2 Large, peeled and finely grated
1 Clove (5 gm), finely minced
1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
1 , peeled and grated
1 Teaspoon, grated
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Juice of lemon
2 Tablespoon (About 5 Cups Well Fluffed Up)
1. In a large bowl, grate the potatoes and onions, squeeze out the excess water and add in other ingredients.
2. In a large cast iron skillet, heat some vegetable oil over medium heat.
3. Using a spoon, drop the potato batter quickly into the oil and cook them aproximately for 4 minutes or until you begin to see the edges turn golden brown. Flip them over and cook for a few more minutes.
4. Transfer the cooked pancakes into a tray and repeat the process until all the batter is cooked.
5. Serve with applesauce or sour cream.
How about a Korean appetizer for your next party? In this video, chef is showing a traditional Korean Potato Pancake recipe. These deep fried pancakes are made with few simple ingredients but they look awesome. The pear sauce served with this dish is not to be missed. So, whether you have a family celebration or a party, this dish is going to please one and all.