Mucver (Turkish Zucchini Fritters)

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Mucver (Turkish Zucchini Fritters)
11 June 2024

Zucchini is at the top of the diet list. Zucchini reduces tumor and cancer cells. The first dish that comes to mind when it comes to zucchini is the classic mucver. Prepared with minced meat during the Ottoman period, zucchini has changed over time. The main ingredient is zucchini, and it can also be served with potatoes and cauliflower. In this recipe, we will prepare zucchini hash browns by the frying method, but you can also try this recipe in the oven if you wish. Well, how to make delicious zucchini fritters? If you are ready, we can move on to the easy Turkish Zucchini Fritters recipe, which is among the most practical dishes on crowded tables.

How Many Calories in 1 Serving of Turkish Zucchini Fritters?

Cooked by frying in oil, a 100-gram serving of Zucchini Fritters is approximately 80 calories. When cooked in the oven, the number of calories drops to 65.
The other method of reducing calories is not to add flour to the recipe.

Prep Time : 15 mins
Cook time : 15 mins
Servings : 4 People
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Mucver (Turkish Zucchini Fritters)


  • 3 zucchini
  • 3 spring onions
  • Black Pepper
  • 1 bunch of dill
  • 75 g feta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. white pepper powder
  • 1 tsp. salt

For frying:

  • 1.5 cups olive oil or sunflower seed oil
Mucver (Turkish Zucchini Fritters)


  1. Wash the zucchinis to be used in the recipe thoroughly. Cut off the ends and peel them. Grate the zucchini into a large bowl with the fine side of the grater. Strain the water by squeezing it lightly. Add the eggs to it.
  2. Meanwhile, chop the spring onion and finely chop the dill. Add the ingredients to the zucchini.
  3. Crumble the salt-free feta cheese with your hands. Mix all the ingredients well.
  4. Meanwhile, add sunflower oil to the pan and heat it.
  5. Take a spoonful of the zucchini mixture, pour it into the pan, and spread it gently.
  6. After frying the zucchini on both sides, place them on a paper towel-lined serving plate. Enjoy your meal.
Serving Suggestions

You can serve the zucchini fritters with a practically prepared pasta salad.

Expert Tips
  • The seeds in the zucchini are very important for health. For this reason, be careful not to throw the seeds during the grating process.
  • After the grating process, put the zucchini in a clean cheesecloth and squeeze the juice to get the proper consistency.
  • Adjust the amount of flour to be added to the mixture.
  • Since olive oil does not absorb oil in frying dishes, it will make it easier for you to make both healthy and delicious recipes.
  • After the zucchini fritters are cooked, place them on a plate with a paper towel on it. In this way, excess oil will drain.
  • If your zucchini fritters are falling apart and the consistency is not what you expect, mix them by adding a small amount of flour.
  • You can also make milky zucchini fritters by adding milk to the mixture to make a variation.
  • To enrich the ingredients, you can also use grated potatoes in addition to zucchini.

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