Take grated potatoes, mix them with egg and minced onion, fry them up, and you have the delicious Draniki.
Draniki is a Belarusian style shallow fried potato pancakes made of grated potatoes. It is a traditional Belarusian dish still very popular in present day Belarus.
This potato pancake of Belarus is served with sour cream and can be found in restaurants as well as at a variety of food vendors.
50 g wheat flour
4 tbsp milk
½ tsp salt
ground black pepper
450 g potatoes
30 g butter
250 ml sour cream
Place the flour, eggs, milk, salt and pepper in a bowl, and whisk until smooth. Let rest for a few minutes.
Finely grate the potatoes and onion into the bowl, and mix with a spatula.
Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Melt a small piece of butter, then ladle in some batter to form a 10 cm disc. Cook until golden brown on both sides, transfer to an oven-proof dish, and top with another small piece of butter. Repeat until you run out of batter.
Cover with foil, and bake in a 175⁰ C oven for about 5 minutes. Serve hot, with sour cream on the side.