Turkish potato fritters (Patates mucveri)

Turkish potato fritters (Patates mucveri)


2 people made this

About this recipe: A Turkish version of potato fritters with cumin, mint and fresh parsley. Delicious eaten with a garlic natural yoghurt dip as a starter.

Ayda Yorkshire, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 8 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 250g plain flour
  • 4 to 5 sprigs fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • oil, as needed for cooking

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Grate the potatoes then rinse and pat dry with kitchen paper. Place into a medium bowl and combine with garlic, egg, baking powder, flour, parsley, mint and cumin. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well.
  2. In a large frying pan heat a generous amount of oil over medium heat. Spoon 2 tablespoons of potato mixture into the pan and flatten with a spatula. Fry until golden brown on the bottom, flip and fry on the other side. Place onto a plate lined with kitchen paper and repeat with the rest of the potato mixture. Serve hot.

Recently viewed

Reviews (0)

Write a review

Click on stars to rate