Friday, November 18, 2011

Zucchini Patties...FF-TT # 2

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This week's post is sent to me by my cousin Chaitra,who had actively sent her entries even in my earlier 'FFF season-1 series'.
Zucchini is a variety of cucumber called summer Squash which is widely used in salads, stir-fries, soups, stews, pancakes and also in baking.Zucchini has a very mild flavor and may not be liked by many,my hubby always fishes out the zucchini if I use it in a chunky form.This Zucchini patties makes a nice evening snack or a good party appetizer and is a easy way to feed those who hates zucchini.

Ingredients:
2 1/2 cups grated Zucchini with skin
1 cup seasoned Bread crumbs
1 Egg,lightly beaten (see notes for egg less version)
2 tbsp finely chopped Onion
1 Tbsp Mayonnaise
1 tsp Dijon Mustard
1/4 tsp Garlic powder
1/2 tsp Paprika
1/2 tsp Herbs de provence or mixed herbs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp coarsely ground Pepper
Salt to taste

to coat:
1/ 2 cup of crushed Crackers
or
1/2 cup Corn Flakes

Olive oil or regular Vegetable oil for shallow frying

Method:
  • Add salt to the grated zucchini and leave it over the colander for about 20 mins and squeeze out the excess water and put it in a wide bowl.
  • Add the bread crumbs, egg, chopped onion, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, grated Parmesan cheese and all the seasonings.
  • Just mix until everything is combined.
  • Slightly crush the cornflakes or crackers and spread them on a wide plate.
  • Make small but a little flat patties and coat them in crushed crackers or cornflakes.
  • Shallow fry them on medium-high flame for about 3 mins on each side until they are golden brown in color.
Serve them hot/warm with Mayonnaise, hot sauce or ketchup.You can also top these patties with Marinara sauce.

Notes:
  1. Instead of egg you can substitute it with 1tbsp cornstarch mixed with 2tbsp of water.
  2. I had wholegrain flakes at home so I used them instead of crackers or corn flakes.
  3. You can also try these with Mozzarella cheese,they also taste good.But I prefer Parmesan cheese over mozzarella cheese for these patties.
  4. You can use regular bread crumbs in case you don't get seasoned ones.

39 comments:

Shri said...

Very healthy and I am sure kids will love this as a snack..Looks awesome!

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Zucchini patties look crispy and delicious...loved the use of corn flakes for the coating..

Radhika said...

Wonderful way of incorporating Zucchini.

Pavithra Elangovan said...

Absolutely yumm and mouthwatering patties.. drool :)

Sravs said...

Nice healthy and delicious snack !!

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Unknown said...

Lovely patties:)

Prathima Rao said...

Healthy & soooooooooo.....yumyyyy!!!! Thank & hug your cousin for this wonderful recipe!!!
Prathima Rao
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Uma said...

lovely dish. Patties look so yum!!

Myvegfare said...

Lovely delicious looking pattis, lovely clicks too

Unknown said...

Very very healthy and delicious patties

Saraswathy Balakrishnan said...

Sooo yummy and healthy patties dear:)

cocoa and coconut said...

I love patties of any sort..you know, corn patties or zucchini patties or meat patties. They are so addictive! These look really delicious and healthy. You're ingredients would make it flavoursome too :)

Unknown said...

wow very tempting patties,surely a healthy recipe Prathy...thanks for sharing...

Unknown said...

Rich, healthy n delicious...........

Gayathri NG said...

patties are really droolwrothy n looks crispy n yummy...

Rashmi said...

Interesting and new way to make Patties i guess...Liked the idea of coating with cornflakes, will keep in mind and try out sometime :). Thanks for sharing it here!

Rashmi

Raks said...

Chaithra, your photography is too good,nice recipes as well :)

Sushma Mallya said...

Mouthwatering Patties, looks really gorgeous and crispy:)

Unknown said...

wow awesome patties...love the presentation and the crispy perfection.....


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Hamaree Rasoi said...

Adding cornflakes makes it crunchy and crispy....zucchini makes it more healthy...

Deepa
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Priya Suresh said...

Adding cornflakes sounds interesting,patties looks super crispy and delicious..

Priya dharshini said...

Luv the patties in any form..Never seen patties made with zuchini..Nice picture

Chitra said...

Nice post ,new to me. looks really yummy :)

Unknown said...

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Unknown said...

Healthy & yummy patties..

Santosh Bangar said...

ery healthy snack for kids

Indian Khana said...

Looks so yum..healthy n delicious ....

Swathi said...

Zucchini patties looks awesome.

Lakshmi said...

Zucchini patties and Hummus both look yummy! How have you been doing?

Unknown said...

Very healthy,crunchy patties.

Treat and Trick said...

Great presentation and looks fabulous!

Nammaruchi.blogspt.com said...

Patties are looking so delicious...nice idea for kids lunch box...yumm

Mythreyi said...

Love this crispy snack with the wonder veggie.

-Mythreyi
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Sensible Vegetarian said...

The patties looks so crispy and nice.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Patties look so crispy and delicious. Wonderfully presented.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Padmajha said...

Looks very tempting Prathiba. Would love to grab a bite :)

Tina said...

Crispy and delicious patties..

Deepa. R. Krishnan said...

First time here..You have got a lovely space..Would love to follow you..

Unknown said...

Crispy and delicious zucchini patties..

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