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Turkish Zucchini Patties Mucver Recipe with Mint Yoghurt Sauce


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
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Turkish
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 3-4 zucchini
  • 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

Instructions
 

  • 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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