Wash the potatoes, add them to a medium saucepan, cover with water and bring to a boil.
Boil for about 5 minutes, until they start to soften.
Take off from heat, drain and let cool.
Peel the potatoes, then grate them on a grater.
Move to a large bowl, add the chopped onion and minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Mix until well incorporated, do not mash.
Heat a large frying pan on medium heat and add the coconut oil.
When the oil is melted, fry the hash browns.
Use about 2 Tbsp of mixture for each and form flat circles using a large spatula.
Serve with a fresh salad or your favorite dressing.