Turkish Eggs

Poached eggs served over a bed of creamy yogurt sauce and served drizzled with spicy butter sauce, makes for a delicious snack for all egg lovers. Serve it hot with toasted bread and be assured that you will be completely satiated.

New Update
Turkish Eggs 1

Turkish Eggs

Main ingredients Eggs, Thick yogurt, Garlic, Fresh dil, Butter, Olive oil, Red chilli flakes, Lemon juice
Cuisine Turkish
Course Snack
Prep time 10-15 minutes
Cook time 15-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Savoury
Level of cooking Easy
Others Non veg



  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup thick yogurt
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • 6-8 fresh dill sprigs
  • 3-4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1½ teaspoons red chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Toasted bread slices for serving


  1. Take yogurt in a bowl.  Grate garlic cloves directly in the bowl, add salt and whisk well.
  2. Chop dill sprigs.
  3. Heat butter in a pan. Once it starts to turn brown, add olive oil, red chilli flakes and mix.
  4. Break one egg into a strainer so as to drain excess moisture and slide into a bowl.
  5. Boil water in a deep non-stick pan. Add lemon juice, slide the broken egg into the hot water and cook for 2-3 minutes. Gently lift the poached egg with a perforated spoon.
  6. Drop a dollop of yogurt sauce at the base of each serving plate and spread lightly. Place a poached egg over it.
  7. Drizzle some butter sauce on top of the egg, sprinkle dill leaves and salt on top.
  8. Make more Turkish eggs similarly.
  9. Serve immediately with toasted bread slices.