Zucchini Balls (Kolokythokeftedes) Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Zucchini Balls (Kolokythokeftedes) Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Zucchini Balls (Kolokythokeftedes)

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"A very easy recipe for fried zucchini balls for an appetizer."

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Original recipe makes 12 pieces Change Servings
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  • PREP

    35 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Mix zucchini, onion, carrot, garlic, celery root, anise seed, celery seed, salt, and pepper together in a bowl. Gradually stir in flour until you have a soft, wet dough that sticks to your hands.
  2. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Drop dough by tablespoons into the skillet, and fry on both sides until lightly browned.
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Jul 14, 2010

I used wheat flour instead of white and it still worked well. Hubby really enjoyed them. If you like middle eastern food this is similiar to baghis(sp) in Indian cooking. YUM!

 
Jul 21, 2011

I used celery instead of celeriac, and sorghum flour instead of ap flour. I probably would have enjoyed these more if I had let the vegetables soak with the salt to release the natural liquid for about 30 minutes before adding the flour. I dry fried these like they were pancakes. Somehow, I was hoping there would be more flavor! I think next time, I will add other seasonings in addition to those listed.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 644 kcal
  • 32%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 53.8 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 45.9 g
  • 71%
  • Fiber
  • 7.3 g
  • 29%
  • Protein
  • 8.6 g
  • 17%
  • Sodium
  • 1387 mg
  • 55%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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