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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Hanukkah begins in less than one week. The Festival of Lights lasts eight days filled with many meaningful traditions and food.

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So, Rabbi Eli Rosenfeld, of Chabad of Fox Chapel, is stopping by the Pittsburgh Today Live kitchen to share some of those traditions as well as a traditional dish – a potato latke.

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Traditional Hanukkah Potato Latke Recipe


  • 4 Yukon Gold potatoes
  • ½ onion (saute or grated)
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • Oil for frying
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  1. Grate the onion and potatoes into a medium-sized bowl. Add the flour, salt and eggs and mix to combine.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, drop spoonfuls of batter into the oil. Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side until outside is golden and inside is cooked through. Repeat until all batter has been fried. Serve immediately.