- Sibel Akcekaya
Turkish Zucchini Patties Mucver Recipe with Mint Yoghurt Sauce
Updated: Nov 19, 2020
Mücver is a very popular zucchini patties that we eat as meze at homes and restaurants. It is usually made with fresh dill but my version uses fresh mint and parsley , you can use the herb you like..I actually learned this version from a very popular Greek restaurant in San Francisco , Kokkari.See the recipe below .
Turkish Zucchini Patties Mucver Recipe
Mücver is a very popular zucchini patties dish that we eat as meze at homes and restaurants. It is usually made with fresh dill but my version uses fresh mint and parsley , you can use the herb you like
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 4 people
1 small white or yellow onion
220 grams 220 grams feta cheese or manouri cheese
2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
1 tbsp chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
1 tsp chopped fresh mint
1 clove garlic minced
1/4 tsp grated lemon zest
1 egg beaten
1 1/4 cups fine dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup olive oil mixed with 1/2 cup canola oil -mint yoghurt sauce.
Mint yoghurt sauce
1 cup plain Greek yoghurt
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 lemon juice
2 tsp chopped fresh mint
1/2 tsp dried mint
salt and pepper
Grate zucchini and onion, add salt, put it in a cheesecloth and wait it for 30 minutes on a colander.
After 30 minutes squeeze extra water as much as possible
Add cheese and mix
Add all other ingredients except bread crumbs and eggs
Add 1/4 cup bread crumbs and 2 tbsp beaten egg..You can use more bread crumbs or egg depending on your texture ..If mixture too sticky add bread crumbs and if it is too dry add more egg.-Mix it all..
Divide the mixture into 12. Roll each piece in the bread crumbs
Heat the oil and fry each piece until each side changes color .
To make the yoghurt mint sauce: Fold all ingredients except dried mint to yogurt , we do not mix it ..then add dried mint at the top..Bon appetite .
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