Çılbır

With Tangy Salsa

Preparation info

  • Serves

    2

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Spirit & Spice

By Ghillie Basan

Published 2019

  • About

This traditional Turkish dish of poached eggs on a bed of garlic-flavoured yogurt is surprisingly delicious. In Turkey it is often served for breakfast or as a mezze dish but, at home, we often serve it as a snack or for supper with a salad. Drizzled with melted butter, spiked with Turkish pul biber or Aleppo pepper, and served with toasted flat bread or chunks of warm crispy loaf, this dish is simple and satisfying. Kirst