Potato Pancake


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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

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Labda is a Passover specialty of the Georgian Jews, but this large, rich pancake makes a quick and filling supper any time of year.


  • 1 pound boiling potatoes
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 2 ta


Boil the potatoes until tender; peel and mash them. Stir in the walnuts, parsley, salt, pepper to taste, and eggs, mixing well.

In a 10-inch skillet with sloping sides, melt 1 tablespoon each of butter and oil. When hot, spoon the pancake batter into the pan, pressing down with a spatula to form an even cake. Cook over medium high heat for about 4 minutes, or until the bottom of the pan