Because of the great significance of oil in the history of Chanukah, Lakes -- fritters fried in oil -- are usually served.
- 5 large potatoes, peeled
- 1 large onion
- 4 eggs
- 1/3 cup matzo meal
- 1 Tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1/3 cup oil for frying
- Grate potatoes and onion on the fine side of a grater, or in food processor, or in blender with a little water added to it. Add eggs and mix well.
- Add matzo meal and seasoning and mix well.
- Heat oil in frying pan, then add mixture, 1 table spoon at a time, into frying pan.
- When golden brown, turn over and brown other side.