Cilbir: Turkish Fried Eggs In Garlicky Yogurt Sauce Download Image
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Cilbir is a traditional Turkish breakfast dish made of poached eggs, yogurt, garlic, and melted butter. The dish is usually served with a side of warm bread or pita. To make cilbir, eggs are first poached until the whites are set but the yolks remain runny. Then, a garlic-infused yogurt sauce is spread over the bottom of a shallow serving dish.

The poached eggs are placed on top of the yogurt, and then drizzled with melted butter and a sprinkle of paprika or red pepper flakes. The resulting dish is creamy, tangy, and savory, with a little bit of spice. Cilbir is a popular breakfast item in Turkey and other Middle Eastern countries, and can also be enjoyed as a light lunch or dinner.



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