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Zucchini Fritters

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 2
 

Recipe

Ejjeh Kusa

Some people like to add cinnamon to this particular ejjeh, a summertime favorite when zucchini are in season.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 zucchini or yellow squash, coarsely grated (shredding disc of food processor may be used)
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 onions, finely chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
  • 1 cup vegetable oil

Directions

1. To extract water from the zucchini, place it in a colander and press it down against the perforated surface.

2. Combine the zucchini, eggs, onions, allspice, salt, and cinnamon, if desired, in a medium mixing bowl. Mix well.

3. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. When the oil sizzles upon contact with a droplet of water, drop 1 tablespoon of the egg batter into the pan. Flatten the mound of batter slightly with the back of a spoon. Continue adding as many mounds of the batter as the skillet will allow. Fry for 2 minutes, or until golden, turning once. Drain the fritters on paper towels. Repeat this process with the remaining batter, and if necessary, add more oil.


© 2007 Poopa Dweck
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

This recipe serves 6.

245kcal (12%)
47mg (5%)
20mg (33%)
57mcg RAE (2%)
360mg
25mg
6g
4g
2g
8g
141mg (47%)
438mg (18%)
2g (12%)
22g (34%)
1mg (6%)
 

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  • tiprary

    07.15.10 Flag comment

    Rather than number of zucchini--how about weight or volume?? That would help --as we know squash can be tiny or baseball bats!!!

  • brooklynmom

    04.29.10 Flag comment

    wow, would be great if these recipes actually worked ...

 

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