Greek Zucchini Fritters can be served as an appetizer or side dish and are so deliciously tasty, crispy and melting, served with yogurt sauce and a lemon wedge. The Fritter technique have been used for century and it is battered or breaded meat or veggies, and can be prepared in both sweet and savory varieties.

Greek Zucchini Fritters

They are perfect served as an appetizer or side dish and are so deliciously, crispy and melting, served with a lemon.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greece
Keyword: eggs, Vegetarian, Zucchini
Servings: 6
Calories: 245kcal


  • 500 g zucchini, grated
  • 2 spring onions, only the green part, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch of mint, only the leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch of basil, finely chopped
  • 2 grated zest of 2 limes
  • 2 pinches chili flakes
  • 1 tsp leveled ground cumin
  • 1/3 bunch of dill, finely chopped
  • 200 g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 eggs
  • 80 g all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • fresh coriander, to serve
  • lime wedges, to serve

For dipping sauce

  • 200 g Greek strained yogurt
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp leveled ground cumin
  • freshly ground pepper


  • Grate the zucchini into a large bowl and add salt, mix well. Leave them aside for a few minutes to release liquid.
  • Sprinkle with a generous amount of to help the zucchini release more moisture.
  • Using your hands, squeeze any extra liquid from the zucchini and transfer them into a clean bowl.
  • Finely chop the green part of the spring onions.
  • Finely chop the basil, mint leaves, green onions, dill and add them to the bowl along with lime zest, cumin, chili flakes, crumbled feta and 2 eggs.
  • Mix everything well to combine and add flour and mix.
  • Over medium heat place a pan with a few tbsp olive oil. Grab a spoon of the mixture and form a ball, place in the hot pan and press a little on top to spread them well.
  • Fry them until golden on both sides.
  • Place the fried on a paper towel to drain any excess oil.

For the sauce

  • For the dipping sauce we have to combine in a bowl all ingredients with the yogurt and stir well.
  • Serve the zucchini fritters warm with the dipping sauce.

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