Zucchini Fritters
(Turkish Kabak Mücveri)


Prep time: About 45 minutes
Cooking time: About 20 minutes

Makes: 4 - 6 servings




  1. Put grated zucchini in a colander. Mix in salt and let drain 15 minutes.
  2. Rinse out salt under running water. Squeeze out excess water.
  3. Put the zucchini in a large mixing bowl. Add the onions, dill, parsley, eggs and paprika. Mix well.
  4. Gently stir in the feta cheese and flour a little at a time, mixing well.
  5. Heat a non-stick skillet to medium heat and spray with cooking oil.
  6. Put a heaping tablespoon of the zucchini in the skillet. Repeat until the skillet is fairly full.
  7. Fry about 3 minutes. Turn fritters and fry another 2 - 3 minutes.
  8. Remove fritters and drain them on paper towels. Cook another batch.

Can be served hot immediately. Or, you can serve them at room temperature with Yogurt-garlic sauce.

Adapted from recipe in "The Sultan's Kitchen" by Özcan Ozan, 1998.


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