rösti (Swiss Potato Pancakes) Recipe

1. Brief description

Rösti is derived from the German word rösten (Rosten, to bake), and is a Swiss-style potato pancake dish made by finely slicing potatoes or mashing them on a grater. Potatoes were originally a food native to the American continent, but after the discovery of the New World, they were also cultivated in Switzerland, which is a good place to grow potatoes. And they started eating it with traditional Swiss ingredients such as cheese, beef, and sausage. Make a rösti dish that is easy to make and great for snacking.

2. Cooking ingredients(2 servings, 20 minutes)

3 potatoes, 2 teaspoons salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1 tablespoon butter or cooking oil

3. How to cook

Step 1. Wash the potatoes thoroughly and peel them. Then, shake off the water or wipe dry with a kitchen towel.

Step 2. Boil the potatoes lightly. Then, use a sharp knife to finely chop it, or use a grater to grind it. Then, sprinkle some salt and pepper and leave for 5 minutes.

Step 3. Grease a frying pan with butter or cooking oil and fry over medium heat until golden brown on the front and back and crispy.

Step 4. Transfer the crispy Rösti to a plate and add salt and pepper powder to taste. Garnish with parsley or parsley powder.

4. cooking tips

(Caution) The inside of the freshly made Rösti is very hot, so be careful when eating.

If you bake it in a hurry, the inside may not be cooked, so it’s good to cook it with plenty of time so that it can cook to the inside.

It is also good to serve whole potatoes foods as a side dish.

It can be eaten with a variety of sauces.

It’s great as a snack for kids, and nutritionally it’s even better when paired with milk.