Jul 1, 2012
Celery-Root PancakesSERVES: 41 pound celery root, pleeed1 russet potato (1/2 pound), pleeed2 tablespoons grated onion1 teaspoon kosher salt3 tablespoons vegetable oilFreshly ground pepperPreheat the oven to 400b0. Working over a large bowl, coarsely shred the celery root and potato on the large holes of a box grater. Using 2 forks, toss the celery root and potato with the onion and salt.In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 1/2 tablespoons of the oil. Scoop four 1/2-cup mounds of the vegetable mixture in the skillet and flatten into cakes. Cook the pancakes over moderately high heat until browned and crisp, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer to a large baking sheet and season with pepper; keep warm in the oven. Repeat with the remaining oil and vegetable mixture. Serve the pancakes hot.Celery: sweet, bitter, cold. Enters Liver & Stomach. Subdues Liver yang and wind, calms the shen, and clears heat.Potato: sweet, neutral. Nourishes the Spleen & Stomach and harmonizes the middle Jiao.Onion: acrid, neutral. Clears heat and relieves toxicity, lowers blood pressure.This recipe is ideal for Liver yang rising type high blood pressure, especially with heat present.
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