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taro rosti
Taro Rösti
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Rösti is a term from the German-speaking part of Switzerland which generally refers to a small potato patty. Taro rösti is is a taro-root patty from Palau.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Oceanic, Palauan, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 15 rösti
Author: Mike Benayoun
  • 2 lb taro root (about 1 medium-sized taro root)
  • 1 onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  1. Peel the taro and grate into a bowl.
  2. In the same bowl, grate the onion. Add salt and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Form fairly flat patties about 4 to 5 inches in diameter, squeezing the excess liquid.
  4. Heat pan with oil at medium-high heat.
  5. Fry the rösti about 5 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Place on a plate covered with paper towels.
  6. Repeat until there is no more taro mixture.
  7. Serve hot.