Sunday, December 18, 2011

Zucchini and haloumi fritters with dill yoghurt dressing recipe

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Lebanese Food, the home of tasty Lebanese food, invites you to try Zucchini and haloumi fritters with dill yoghurt dressing Recipe. Enjoy our collection of traditional Lebanese food Recipes and learn how to make Zucchini and haloumi fritters with dill yoghurt dressing.

Preparation Time 20 minutes
Cooking Time 15 minutes

Ingredients (serves 4)

6 large zucchini, ends trimmed, coarsely grated
250g haloumi cheese, coarsely grated
1 egg, lightly whisked
1 tbs olive oil
Lemon wedges, to serve
Rocket leaves, to serve

Dill yoghurt dressing
200g carton Greek-style yoghurt
2 tbs finely chopped dill
2 green onions, ends trimmed, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, crushed


1. To make the dill yoghurt dressing, combine the yoghurt, dill, green onions and garlic in a small bowl. Taste and season with salt and pepper.

2. Place zucchini in a sieve. Use your hands to squeeze any excess moisture from zucchini and place in a large bowl. Add haloumi and egg and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Place 4 egg rings in the pan. Place 1/4 cup of zucchini mixture into each egg ring and use the back of a spatula to firmly press and flatten. Cook for 2 minutes each side or until golden brown and heated through. Transfer to a plate. Repeat for 2 more batches using remaining zucchini mixture to make a total of 12 fritters.

4. Place the fritters among serving plates. Serve with dill yoghurt dressing, lemon wedges and rocket leaves, if desired.

To vary the colour, use a combination of yellow and green zucchini, or either on its own. For a Greek twist, add capers and chopped green olives to the yoghurt.

Notebook: - April 2007, Page 139
Recipe by Sarah Hobbs

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Extra Easy Hummus
Shepherd's Salad
Chicken with Mushroom and Tomato
Batata Harra

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