Grate about 8 peeled potatoes and transfer to sieve to drip dry. When drippings have
settled, pour off clear liquid and add remaining sediment (starch) to grated potatoes.
mixture add 2 eggs, 2 heaping Tablespoons flour, 1 Tablespoon grated onion, and 1 teaspoon
salt. Add a pinch of freshly ground pepper if desired. Mix into a uniform batter and spoon
into hot lard or oil in skillet.
Flatten each pancake gently with spatula, as they should
be on the thin side. Fry to a crisp golden brown on both sides and serve immediately.
like their potato pancakes sprinkled with a little salt and topped with sour cream. Others
prefer them sprinkled with just sugar or sugar and sour cream.