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Turkish Style Eggs

Rated as 4.27 out of 5 Stars

"An easy and memorable dish."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 442
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. In a small bowl, combine the garlic, yogurt and pinch of salt; mix well.
  2. In a large saucepan or stockpot, combine water, vinegar and 1 teaspoon salt; bring to a boil over high heat. When the water is boiling hard, reduce the heat and gently break the eggs into the water, spacing them well apart. Cook until the whites have set over the yolks, immediately remove the eggs with a slotted spoon and place on a serving dish.
  3. Melt butter in a small skillet or saucepan. Stir in paprika. Pour yogurt sauce over eggs and top with paprika butter. Your cilbir is ready!

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 442 calories; 29.4 16.2 29.1 600 1599 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

My husband is originally from Istanbul...I told him about this recipe and he said he would make it for me. I was almost done inhaling mine when he asked if I needed a spoon...I told him I neede...

Most helpful critical review

Recipe was okay but not amazing. A little too much garlic for my liking.

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My husband is originally from Istanbul...I told him about this recipe and he said he would make it for me. I was almost done inhaling mine when he asked if I needed a spoon...I told him I neede...

I love this recipe, which I actually found in another cookbook. Try adding chopped, fresh parsley to the butter, and if the garlic is too strong, add that to the butter sauce, too, to mellow it ...

That is a very good recipe, it is very light for the summer dinners...

Great recipe. If you don't like vinegar and garlic, don't make it. I love both. This is an authentic recipe for an original Turkish dish.

I loved this recipe! It is nice and garlicky. My only recommendation is to heat up the yogurt a bit so it doesn't make the eggs cold.

Contrary to what the other reviewer wrote, I enjoyed the garlic taste. I used fat free yogurt instead of regular, however, and I did not use the full amount called for in the recipe. I also adde...

I'm not a huge fan of eggs, especially poached, so this recipe was impressive. I used sour cream instead of yogurt, and cayenne instead of paprika. I used only half the fresh garlic, and it was ...

I love this breakfast! It is sooo delicious, I have it several times a week. I like to add extra garlic & lots of paprika.

I thought these were pretty good. It is a bit unusual, and I don't like how the yogurt cools the eggs down (I like hot food to be hot), but other than that I enjoyed these. Not sure what bf wo...