Xerotigana (pr. Ksae -roh -TEE – gha – na), is a simple recipe, made with flour, baking powder, salt and water to make a thick batter and then fried. They are served with sugar, honey or other syrups, such as leftover syrups from fruit presereves (glyka tou koutaliou) but can also be served with petimezi or haroupomelo.
Ntomatokeftedes are tomato patties or fritters, served mostly in most of the Greek islands, especially in the Aegean. These are served as appetizers but they can also be served as a main dish with a salad.
Kolokythokeftedes (pr. ko-lo-kee-tho-ke-FTE-thes) are fried patties made of grated courgettes (zucchini) – (kolokythia), as well as other herbs depending on preference, flour, bread crumbs and egg to bind the mixture together.