Rösti (Swiss potato cake)

Rösti (Swiss potato cake similar as hash browns)

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine Swiss


  • 1 kg Potatoes grated
  • 1 pcs Onion chopped
  • 3 clove Garlic chopped
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 50 g Butter


  • Peal the potatoes, chop the garlic and the onion
  • Grate the potatoes
  • Heat up a pan and melt the butter
  • Add the onion and the garlic and fry them for about 5 minutes
  • Add the grated potatoes and season it with salt and pepper
  • Lower the temp and steer the ingredients every 5 minutes and until the potatoes start to be soft (ca 40 minutes)
  • Form the potato cake as you can see on the picture, let it fry for about 5 minutes on this side
  • Grease a lid - the size of the potato cake - in with butter
  • Cover the potato cake with the lid and turn the cake around and back in the pan
  • Let it fry for another 5 minutes and it's ready to serve


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