Kugelis or (Potato Pudding) is a classic Lithuanian dish served at almost every holiday. It's considered to be a National dish of Lithuania and is usually served with applesauce, lingonberry or sour cream. Bits of bacon are also commonly added to it as well.
Servings 6 people
- 6 Large Potatoes ,I used russet
- 1 Medium Onion ,grated
- 3 Large Eggs ,well beaten
- 1 Cup Hot milk
- 6 Tablespoons Butter ,melted
- 1 ½ teaspoons Salt
- ¼ teaspoon Pepper
Preheat oven to 375 Degrees F.
Peel and grate potatoes.
Wrap the grated potatoes in a cheesecloth and squeeze out some of the potato juice. (You'll be surprised at how much liquid will be extracted)
In a large mixing bowl combine grated potatoes thoroughly with the grated onion, eggs, milk, butter, salt & Pepper
Pour the mixture into a well-buttered, loaf pan
Bake in a pre-heated oven for 1 ½ hrs.
Serve with sour cream or applesauce. May be used as a main course or side.
May be sliced the next day and browned in a pan.
Depth of grated potato mixture should be no less than 2 inches in baking dish..
You can add crumbled bacon into the mixture as well.
Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 777mg | Potassium: 1644mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 570IU | Vitamin C: 43.4mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 12.5mg