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Turkish-style eggs: how to prepare a familiar dish in a new way

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
How to cook Turkish-style eggs. Source: forksandfoliage.com

In Ukraine, eggs are a truly irreplaceable product. They are boiled, fried in various ways and even eaten raw. But in Turkey, this product is also eaten in its own way. A boiled poached egg is placed on a yogurt pillow with pepper oil. It turns out to be a full-fledged restaurant dish, very nutritious and tasty.

The idea of cooking Turkish-style eggs with yogurt was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Yulia (stucnean.buns).

Turkish-style eggs: how to prepare a familiar dish in a new way

Ingredients:

  • chicken eggs - 2 pcs.
  • Greek yogurt - 150 g
  • garlic - 1 clove
  • fresh mint - 2 sprigs
  • olive oil - 2 tbsp
  • sweet ground paprika - 0.5 tsp.
Turkish-style eggs: how to prepare a familiar dish in a new way
  • hot ground chili - 1 pinch
  • vinegar 9% - 1 tbsp
  • bread - 4-6 slices
  • salt - to taste
Turkish-style eggs: how to prepare a familiar dish in a new way

Method of preparation:

1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan, add salt and vinegar. Use a spoon to make a hole in the water and carefully pour in the egg. Cook over low heat for 2-2.5 minutes.

Turkish-style eggs: how to prepare a familiar dish in a new way

2. Prepare pepper oil: pour oil into a saucepan, heat it to 90 degrees, add sweet ground paprika and hot paprika, stir and leave to stand for 5-7 minutes.

Turkish-style eggs: how to prepare a familiar dish in a new way

3. Then carefully remove with a slotted spoon and place the egg on a paper towel. Boil the second egg in the same way or, if the dish is wider, boil 2 eggs at once.

4. Pour Greek yogurt into a suitable dish, add chopped garlic and chopped mint.

Turkish-style eggs: how to prepare a familiar dish in a new way

5. Put the poached eggs on top, sprinkle with sweet paprika and chopped mint.

6. Serve with a crispy baguette for breakfast.

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