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New York Knish Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2-cups julienned yellow onions caramelized
4-cups mashed potatoes ( use klondike gold potatoes or red potatoes)
1-egg
1/2- cup finely chopped parsley, plus extra for garnish
salt and black pepper to taste
1/2-cup vegetable oil
1-cup water
1 tbsp white vinegar
1/2 tsp. salt
4-cups all purpose flour
1/2-cup egg wash

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 375. In a large mixing bowl combine the onions, potatoes,egg and parsley together. Season with salt and pepper, set aside. For the pastry: In a mixing bowl, combine oil, water vinegar, and salt. Add flour, 1 cup at at time and knead into a ball. Shape into 4 balls and let rest, covered with a cloth for about 30 minutes./ Roll each ball of dough out as thin as possible into a flat rectangle. Sprinkle the dough with flour an cover with parchment paper.Let the dough rest for 15 minutes. Using your hands spread the dough out very thing Spread 1/4 of the filling onto one third of the dough, leaving a 1 inch border. Holding the parchment paper, roll up the dough like a jelly roll, brushing oil across the top a couple of time as your roll. Using the the side of your hand like a knife, divide the roll into 2-inch knishes, pinch the open ends shut. Repeat procedure with the remaining ball of dough. Place the knishes, flat side down, 2 inches apart on a greased baking sheet. The knishes will need to be baked in batches. Brusht he knishes with the egg wash. Bakle for 25 to 30 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown. Serve with sour cream or applesauce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
120 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Very close recipe to Knishes sold on the streets of New York during the 50 and 60's.
Fond memory of Joel's growing up buying hot knishes sold from Rudy the Knish Man's cart.

 

 

 

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