Zucchini & Haloumi Fritter

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Zucchini & Haloumi Fritters

by Chef Veronica Cherry

These light, crunchy Zucchini & Haloumi fritters paired with a refreshing garlic lemon yogurt dip are absolutely delicious!

Cuisine: European Course: Appetizer Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 15 mins Cook : 10 mins Ready in : 25 mins  Serves : 4-6 Servings


  • 1 medium Zucchini (Yellow or green), coarsely grated
  • 100g Haloumi Cheese, finely grated/ chopped
  • 1-2 tsp Lemon Zest/ juice
  • 1 medium Red Onion, finely sliced
  • 1 Garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp Italian parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tbsp Plain flour
  • 2-3 tbsp Parmesan Cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive Oil

Garlic Lemon Dip

  • Garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest/ juice
  • Pinch of salt
  • 120ml Yogurt
  • Paprika powder (dusting)


  1. Coarsely grate the zucchini and sprinkle some salt.
  2. Set aside to rest. Then squeeze excess water.
  3. Add chopped Haloumi cheese, lemon juice, salt, pepper, Italian parsley, garlic and egg.
  4. Add in the plain flour. The final result of the mixture should be moist.
  5. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat; add in a spoonful of zucchini mixture into the pan.
  6. Fry until golden brown on each side, about 5-6minutes.


  1. In a small bowl, mix the garlic and lemon into the yogurt.
  2. Dust some paprika powder before serving.
  3. Keep chilled.
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