We are unable to pronounce it from the pull so we have baptized them as Greek zucchini and feta cheese fritters. A delicious and traditional snack of Greek cuisine that has conquered us at the first bite and, probably, will also do it with you.
Tender, juicy, aromatic, the kolokithoke you or Greek fritters of zucchini and feta cheese have already become a place of honor in our kitchen. They are simple to prepare and do not require strange gadgets, so you can all do them. Traditionally they are served accompanied by tzatziki or yogurt sauce, but alone they are delicious. Do you dare to prepare them?
How to make kolokithoke you or Greek zucchini and feta croquettes
Wash and grate the zucchini and onion, previously peeled. We place both in a strainer, in a deep bowl, and let drain for 30 minutes. We press from time to time to help him release as much liquid as possible.
Meanwhile, we wash and dry the fresh herbs. Finely chop each of them. We need a spoonful of each type. In a deep bowl, crush the feta and goat cheese, add the egg and chopped herbs, breadcrumbs and flour. We stir well until homogenizing, it may be easier to use the hands because the mixture is thick.
Then we transfer the zucchini and onion drained to a large and deep bowl. Salpimentamos to taste. Add the previous mass, little by little, and stir until integrated. When we have a homogeneous dough we heat abundant olive oil in a pan. We take portions of the dough, helping us with a couple of spoons, and let them fall into the hot oil. We fry well on both sides, that they are golden brown.
Remove from the pan with the help of a slotted spoon and place them on a piece of absorbent paper to remove excess fat. Place the kolokithokefáis or zucchini and feta cheese croquettes on a tray and serve with yogurt sauce, tzatziki or some lemon wedges.
With what to accompany the kolokithokefáis or zucchini and feta cheese croquettes
These snacks of such innocent appearance and unpronounceable name are of slow death. The Kolokithoke you or Greek zucchini and feta fritters are a great snack for snack time, accompanied by tzatziki or yogurt sauce in which to dip them. We can serve them with couscous or rice and solve a meal with a unique dish.