Salads & Veg Dishes

Mucver – Zucchini fritters

Mucver is like a fritter or a vegetable pancake that features all the fresh herbs of summer.

It is one of the Turkish favorites and served as a hot appetizer.


5-6 small firm zucchinis, grate
3 eggs
1/3 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
1/3 cup chopped fresh dill
2-3 tbsp or 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
3-4 green onions, finely chopped
1 cup white cheese/feta (optional)
1 tbsp paprika
black pepper
1 and 3/4  cup flour
1/2 cup olive oil for frying


1. Put grated zucchini in a colander. Sprinkle with salt and let drain for 10 minutes. Squeeze and place in a bowl.
2. Mix well all the ingredients except for flour and frying oil.
3. Add flour in slowly and mix well.
4. Heat oil in a frying pan. On medium drop scoops of mücver mixture in hot oil. Make sure they don’t touch each other.
5. Fry them on each side until golden brown, 4-5 minutes.
6. Drain excessive oil by placing fritters on paper towels.
7. Serve with plain yogurt or garlicy yogurt sauce. For garlicy yogurt sauce beat every 1 cup of yogurt with 1 clove of minced garlic.


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