How to Make Delicious Huta Zi: A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use a different type of flour for Huta Zi? A: Yes, you can experiment with different types of flour, but the traditional recipe uses a combination of wheat flour and corn flour.
Q: How do I know when the Huta Zi is cooked on one side? A: After about 5-6 minutes on medium heat, the edges will start to brown and it will be easier to flip over.

Huta Zi (Chinese Zucchini Pancakes)


  • Zucchini, 1 piece
  • Eggs, 2
  • Water, as needed
  • Salt, to taste
  • Wheat Flour, as needed
  • Corn Flour, as needed
  1. Prepare all the ingredients.
  2. Grate the zucchini and add salt to draw out the water.
  3. Squeeze the zucchini by hand to remove excess water.
  4. Beat the eggs and mix them evenly with the zucchini.
  5. Add wheat and corn flour to the mixture, and mix well. Add water as needed to adjust consistency.
  6. Adjust the water content according to taste; more water will result in a longer cooking time. It gets easier with practice to find the right balance.
  7. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat, pour the batter and spread it evenly. Cover and cook for about 5-6 minutes, then flip over. Adjust cooking time and heat for desired softness.
  8. Your Huta Zi is ready! Serve and enjoy.
  • Calories: Varies depending on the amount of oil used for frying and the size of the pancakes.
  • Rich in carbohydrates and proteins.
  • Contains dietary fiber from zucchini.
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