Region: New Nordic Diet in Europe (Belarus)
Main components: marrow (zucchini), cottage cheese
Estimated cooking time: 30 minutes
Now is the ‘share marrow’ (zucchini) season in Belarus: funny time when people harvest marrows in kitchen-gardens… and as they cultivate much more marrows than can eat, they share the marrows with family, friends and colleagues 🙂 My mum received some marrows from friends, let’s cook them! 🙂
Marrow fritters is quite traditional dish for Belarus, but usually they are cooked with a lot of flour. Current recipe is more healthier: we use only a bit of semolina and add cottage cheese to increase protein level.
- Marrow – 250g
- Onion – 60g (one small onion)
- Cottage cheese (I took 0% fat) – 70g
- Egg – 1
- Semolina – 2 table spoons
- Salt – 2 pinches
- Canola oil – 10g
How to cook:
- Our ingredients:
- Peel the marrow and grate it. Add salt to the marrow and let it stay for 10 minutes. After – remove all isolated water.
- Cut the onion into small pieces.
- Mix marrow with onion, cottage cheese, egg and semolina. Let the mix stay for 10 minutes. If much water appeared again, remove it.
- Fry fritters on canola oil about 3 minutes from each side.
- We do not add flour to the dough, so fritters can be a bit wet after frying. I put them into microwave for 3-4 minutes – it makes extra water to vaporize.