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Fried Zucchini with Garlic Yogurt Sauce

Sweet Lebanese zucchinis and tangy yogurt garlic sauce with fresh mint on top, a light and a healthy meal that is packed with flavor!
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings 2


  • 4 – 5 medium Lebanese zucchinis
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 small clove garlic minced
  • fresh mint leaves to taste
  • salt as needed
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • Wash zucchinis and cut crosswise into ½ cm thick coins.
  • Heat oil and fry zucchinis for 3 mins or until lightly golden. Make sure you don’t burn them, as they brown very quickly.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Add a pinch of salt and the minced garlic clove to the yogurt and whisk until the yogurt is smooth.
  • Arrange zucchini on a plate, top with the yoghurt sauce and mint.
  • Serve with warm pita bread.