Turkish Zucchini Fritters Recipe – Turkey Special

Mucver or zucchini fritters is a classic Turkish dish that’s ready in 30 minutes. This recipe calls for fresh zucchini and herbs and it’s very simple to make.

  • Prep Time15 min
  • Cook Time30 min
  • Total Time45 min

Turkish Zucchini Fritters Ingredients :

  • 3 zucchinis peeled
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • ¾ cup fresh dill chopped
  • ½ cup parsley chopped
  • ½ teaspoon Aleppo pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoon olive oil divided 

How to Make Turkish Zucchini Fritters


Grate the zucchinis in a large bowl and squeeze them very hard. Discard all the excess liquid.


Mix in the eggs, flour, green onions, dill and parsley.


Add in the spices and mix well.


Heat 2 tablespoon olive oil in a pan over medium heat, pour 2 tablespoon of the batter into the pan and fry for about 5 minutes on one side. Flip and fry for 3 minutes on the other side.


Try the fritter to make sure it has the right amount of spices. If so, proceed with the remaining batter. Add more olive oil if needed.


Serve with plain or garlic yogurt on the side and some bread.