Recipe by Giannis
"A very easy recipe for fried zucchini balls for an appetizer."
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celery root (celeriac), peeled and grated
anise seed, crushed
ground black pepper
all-purpose flour, or as needed
oil for frying
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!
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.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Zucchini Balls (Kolokythokeftedes)
Serving Size: 1/2 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 414
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