Potato Rosti

Rosti is a Swiss dish consisting mainly of potatoes. Many Swiss people consider rosti a national dish. It's easy to make and can be served as a crispy side dish or even as a snack.
Potato Rosti


  • 4 potatoes (medium, peeled)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (unsalted, melted)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)
Prep time:
6 minutes
Cook time:
14 minutes
Total time:
20 minutes
Yield: 4 Servings | Prep time: 6 minutes | Cook time: 14 minutes | Total time: 20 minutes


1. Grate the potatoes on the large holes of a box grater.
Potato Rosti photo instruction 1
2. Place the grated potatoes in the middle of a waffle towel or a paper towel, gather up the corners and drain off the liquid from the potatoes.
Potato Rosti photo instruction 2
3. Place the potatoes in a bowl, add melted butter, salt and pepper. Mix well.
4. In a large, nonstick skillet heat the oil over medium-high heat. Arrange the mixture in the skillet so that it covers the bottom.
Potato Rosti photo instruction 3
5. Cook over medium heat for about 5-7 minutes, until the side is golden brown. Shake the skillet to loose the rosti and turn it over using a wide spatula.
6. Cook for another 5-7 minutes until golden brown.
Potato Rosti photo instruction 4
7. Slide the rosti on the cutting board, cut into portions and serve.

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