Zucchini Fritters with greens and feta

Moushira Abdel-Malek, Tuesday 21 Jan 2020

Zucchini Fritters with greens and feta
Zucchini Fritters with greens and feta

Serves  6-8



2 cups zucchini (washed, grated)

2 leek or spring onion heads (grated)

2 tsp minced garlic

1/2 a cup (assortment of: parsley, mint, dill or coriander or basil; finely chopped)

1 egg (beaten)

1/4 cup flour


Salt + pepper + ground cinnamon (optional)

Oil for deep fry



In a large bowl, mix all ingredients; (except for the oil, flour and breadcrumbs.  Add the flour to mixture.  Mix well to incorporate.  Add breadcrumbs accordingly; enough to allow mixture to be worked with; upon shaping it.  Test taste for salt before forming mixture.  Shape into medium-sized balls.  Dust lightly in a mixture of flour and breadcrumbs.  Heat oil in a wide frying pan; enough for deep frying.  When heated; gently place balls into hot oil.  Fry to golden on both sides.  During process; lower heat to medium-high.  Remove fritters on kitchen paper towels.  Remove on to a serving plate.  Allow to cool then serve with a dill or mint tzatzeeky dip; as illustrated.


*A version of this article appears in print in the 23 January, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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