Saturday, 21 June 2008

COURGETTE FRITTERS ( Kabak mucveri )

  • 2 courgettes, grated coarsely
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 small onion, chopped finely
  • 1 egg
  • stale breadcrumbs ( from  2 medium sliced bread )
  • Handful of  fresh mixed herbs of mint, parsley, thyme, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper 
  • 2-3 tbsp oil for frying.
First grate the courgettes add salt and let it stand 10- 15 minutes. Then squeeze out all the excess liquid from the courgettes. Add sliced onions, breadcrumbs, herbs, pepper and combine everything with the beaten egg. Take a tablespoonful of the mixture and make it into round flat patties. Heat the oil in a non stick frying pan and fry them on medium heat until both sides are browned and cooked through. Transfer fritters on absorbent kitchen paper then serve it immediately. Makes 8-10

NOTE : Please also see zucchini fritters with cheese which was posted on 21st of Jan- 09.

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