Mucver (Zucchini Fritters)

Mucver

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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: 2 to 3 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
660 Calories
52g Fat
35g Carbs
17g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 to 3 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 660
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52g 67%
Saturated Fat 12g 58%
Cholesterol 231mg 77%
Sodium 811mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Protein 17g
Calcium 307mg 24%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Mucver is like a fritter or a vegetable pancake. It is a Turkish favorite and is served as a hot appetizer, accompanied by a yogurt dip. Try Turkish cacik or a yogurt garlic sauce as dip for mucver.

Ingredients

  • 2 zucchini (grated, about 4 cups)
  • 2 carrots (grated, about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons dill weed (finely chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons yellow onion (grated)
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil for frying (or more as needed)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Grate zucchini and place in cheesecloth or absorbent paper towel. Squeeze out excess water. Place zucchini in a large bowl and add carrots and onions and toss gently.

  3. Add dill weed, feta, flour, and eggs. Mix well. The mixture will become a thick batter.

  4. Heat 1/2 cup olive oil in a frying pan. Pour 2 tablespoons of batter for each fritter. Fry on each side until golden brown.

  5. Drain fritter on paper towels and serve immediately.

  6. Enjoy!