Estonian Saarde Grated Potato Scone. Saarde Kartuli Riivkarask

riivkarask 1(8)Saarde is the region in South Estonia.

And this is a light and simple summer dish was to use meat leftovers. The most complicated part in this recipe is to grate potatoes, but other… this is easy to bake  😉








Estonian Saarde Grated Potato Scone

  • Servings: 4 pcs
  • Difficulty: easy
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A light summer dinner

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  • 5 raw potato, grated
  • 130 ml barley flour
  • 1 egg
  • 100 g kefir or buttermilk or sour cream
  • 0,5 teaspoon soda
  • salt, pepper, caraway seeds
  • 125 g bacon


  1. Grate potato, pour into the sieve; wash with cold water and leave to drain. squeeze potato as dry as possible.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss together 3/4 of flour, grated potato. Let set 10 minutes

  3. Knead the dough and add other flour, soda, cream and whipped egg. Knead. Knead. Knead. The dough has to be like very -very soft plasticine
  4. Let the dough to set 10-15 minutes.
  5. Share dough into the 4 balls and spread by hand flat.c
  6. Put dough balls on to the baking paper covered baking tray ( or pour everything into a butter greased baking form).
  7. Cover with bacon and bake at 200 C for 20 minutes. riivkarask 1(10)

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7 thoughts on “Estonian Saarde Grated Potato Scone. Saarde Kartuli Riivkarask

  1. Have made similar but not with barley flour easily available here and kefir, ditto ! So very Estonian and simple :next time and that will be soon . . . !


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