Thursday, April 17, 2014

613. Fried Feta Cheese

I think this is an Egyptian appetizer and one of those recipes done by eye measurements.
I tried to measure as best I could, but in reality the recipe is very forgiving.

Too loose? Add flour. Too stiff? Add lemon juice.
If you are too busy or lazy to make this in the morning, make it the day before and simply reheat it for breakfast.


1 cup feta cheese
1 egg
1-2 Tbsp flour
grinding fresh pepper
1-2 Tbsp fresh mint, chopped
2 Tbsp olive oil, for frying


Mix all the ingredients except for the olive oil in a bowl.
If it is too loose, stir in a bit more flour. If it is loo stiff, stir in a bit of lemon juice.
Heat the two tablespoons olive oil in a pan.
Drop in the mixture by teaspoons, and flatten slightly with the back of the spoon.
Flip over when browned and golden on the bottom side, and allow to get golden browned on the other side.
Drain on absorbent paper towels and serve warm alongside bread, tomato, and fresh mint.

 صحة و عافية


Anonymous said...

Marhaba Maryam.. looks very yummy..never had this...this is something i have to try..what is the final texture like of the cheese? you do mash it up right? Nadia

Anonymous said...

ps . do u think this would be good to top an arugula/jarjeer a light dinner?

Maryam Mohammed said...

Oh yes, without a doubt that's an excellent idea! In sandwiches and on salads; you can't go wrong with that.

Maryam Mohammed said...

Ahlan Nadia! The texture was the perfect middle between soft and firm, creamy and crumbly. You can beat it together with a wooden spoon until incorporated. A couple of seconds whisking with a hand mixer would also do the job. It was delicious, I hope you like it!