Mücver - Zuchhini Fritters | Turkish Eats


  • 3 oriental zucchinis, peeled and grated
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and grated
  • 2-3 green onions, finely chopped
  • Parsley (preferably Italian parsley with flat leaves), chopped (~ 1/2 cup)
  • Dill weed, chopped (~ 1/2 cup)
  • Mint leaves, chopped (~ 1/2 cup)
  • 3 eggs
  • 5 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine the zucchini, potato and onion in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the salt, set aside for 30 minutes.
  3. After 30 minutes, drain all the water accumulated in the mixing bowl through a wire mesh strainer. Use your fingers to squeeze away the excess water as much as possible.
  4. Add the green onions, parsley, dill weed and mint leaves.
  5. Add the eggs and flour to the mixture, mix well using a fork.
  6. Heat olive oil in a shallow stainless-steel pan.
  7. Use a table spoon to drop individual mucvers into the oil. When the color turns light brown, turn and brown the other side.
  8. Place the mucvers on a paper towel to absorb the excess oil.
  9. Serve warm or at room temperature.

© Mehmet Ozturk 2017