Yerushalmi kugel is named after the city of Jerusalem. Legend has it that it originated in Jerusalem with the followers of the Vilna Gaon in the 18th century.
Cook Time: 40
- 8 oz (200g) noodles (egg noodles are prefered, but others work fine as well)
- 2/3 cup (160g) sugar (white sugar is helpful because it's more obvious when it begins to brown)
- 4 Tbsp olive oil
- handful of raisins
- 1-2 tsp pepper
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 3 eggs
1.Boil noodles acording to the instructions and drain.
2.Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, and add 1/3 cup (80g) of sugar.
3.Stir continuously until the sugar begins to brown. Remove from heat.
4.The sugar will continue to brown for a few more minutes, creating a thick caramel.
5.Add the caramel to the noodles.
6.Add the sugar, eggs, cinnamon, pepper, and raisins. Stir.
7.Bake in a pan at 350 (180c) until the top begins to brown (about 40 minutes).