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Korean Potato Pancake

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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.
Ingredients
  Potatoes 2 Pound
  Onion 1⁄2 Large, peeled and finely grated
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely minced
  Corn flour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Apple pear 1 , peeled and grated
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Orange/Lemon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Juice of lemon 1 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon (About 5 Cups Well Fluffed Up)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large bowl, grate the potatoes and onions, squeeze out the excess water and add in other ingredients.
MAKING
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.
SERVING
5. Serve with applesauce or sour cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Korean
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Deep Fried
Dish: 
Pancake
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Potato, Vegetable
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Gamjajun
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.

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