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Prasa Fuchies (Leek Patties)
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These patties, known as Prasa Fuchies, are popular among Turkish Jews at Rosh Hashana.

Serves: About 18, depends on patty size

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Sephardic Parve Side Dish
Rosh Hashana

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12 individual heads of leeks, washed and cut lengthwise
3 medium potatoes, peeled and cut in half
3 large carrots, peeled and cut in half
salt and pepper to taste
4 eggs
Vegetable oil for frying


  1. Boil leeks, potatoes and carrots in covered sauce pan until tender.
  2. Drain and separate potatoes and carrots from the leeks. Squeeze out liquid from leeks as much as possible.
  3. Grind leeks, potatoes and carrots in until smooth and firm, not liquidy.
  4. Add matzah meal to firm up mixture if required (you need to be able to form the mix into patties).
  5. Add with salt, pepper, eggs and mix thoroughly.
  6. Form into patties and fry in hot oil until golden brown on both sides.
  7. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm.

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