Recipe: Kolokithokeftedes

Kolokasikeftedes, also known as Kolokithokeftedes or Kolokithokeftes, are a popular Greek dish made with zucchini. They are a type of fritter, and are typically served as a meze (appetizer) or as a side dish.

The dish is believed to have originated in the Peloponnese region of Greece, and is thought to have been created as a way to use up leftover zucchini. The fritters are made by grating zucchini and then mixing it with flour, eggs, and herbs. They are then deep-fried until golden brown.

Kolokasikeftedes are a delicious and versatile dish. They can be served with a variety of dipping sauces, such as tzatziki or skordalia. They can also be added to salads or wraps.

If you are looking for a delicious and easy-to-make Greek dish, then kolokiftektes are a great option. Here is a simple recipe for you to try:


  • 1 large zucchini, grated
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Oil for frying


  1. In a large bowl, combine the zucchini, flour, egg, onion, parsley, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Heat oil about one cm deep in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Drop the zucchini mixture by rounded tablespoons into the hot oil.
  4. Fry until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  5. Drain on paper towels.
  6. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.


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