Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes

In Russian, small thick pancakes are called Oladi (оладьи [aládyi]). Basic Oladi are made of simple batter that contains flour, eggs and water or milk. The batter is poured into hot oil to fry. Various vegetables and fruits can be added to the basic recipe. Try this popular hearty Oladi with zucchini.

Ingredients (serves 4)
400 g (=0.9 lb) zucchini
20 g (=3 tbsp) flour
2 eggs
1 tsp sugar
100 ml (1/2 cup) sour cream
vegetable oil


  1. Coarsely grate zucchini. Blend together eggs and salt. Combine with zucchini, add flour and mix well.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and fry pancakes until golden brown. Flip and cook the other side.
  3. Serve with sour cream.

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