Hash Browns (Tócsni) – Hungarian Recipes

This traditional peasant dish is known by a variety of Hungarian names – bandurák, bere,  cicedli, cicege, hadi rántotta,  krumplibaba, lapcsánka,  lepkepotyi,  macok,  pacsni, recsege,  rösztike, tócsi… – and appears in at least as many variations.

With courgettes:

  • 1 large courgette (shredded)
  • 1 egg
  • 2-3 T flour
  • salt, pepper,
  • basil

With potatoes:

  • 4 large raw potatoes (shredded)
  • 1 egg
  • 2-3 T flour
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • salt, pepper

Combine all ingredients and brown on both sides in a small amount of oil until crispy.

Tip:  Served with a little salad or ketchup, this dish makes an excellent stand-alone supper or an accompaniment for stewed vegetables.


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