Garlic Chilli Butter Fried Eggs

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Garlic Chilli Butter Fried Eggs is a flavorful and spiced-up breakfast inspired by the Turkish dish cilbir. The eggs are cooked in a rich, spiced butter with crispy garlic slices and served over garlicky yogurt. Enjoy with crusty bread for a delightful one-pan breakfast experience.

Garlic Chilli Butter Fried Eggs

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 20 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 1 Calories: Approximately 250 calories per serving (calculated based on ingredients and serving size) Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


For the Eggs:

For the Yogurt Base:

For Garnish:


Prepare the Yogurt Base:

  1. In a small bowl, mix the plain yogurt with minced garlic and a pinch of salt. Stir well and set aside.

Cook the Eggs:

  1. In a small non-stick pan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the thinly sliced garlic and cook until it turns golden brown and crispy. Be careful not to burn it.
  3. Sprinkle the red chili flakes into the butter and let them sizzle for a few seconds.
  4. Carefully crack the eggs into the pan, keeping the yolks intact.
  5. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and black pepper on top.
  6. Cook the eggs until the whites are set but the yolks are still runny, or to your desired doneness.

Assemble the Dish:

  1. Spread the garlicky yogurt on a plate.
  2. Gently place the fried eggs on top of the yogurt.
  3. Drizzle the remaining garlic chili butter from the pan over the eggs.
  4. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander leaves.


  1. Serve immediately with crusty bread or toasted bread slices on the side.


  • Spice Level: Adjust the amount of red chili flakes according to your spice preference.
  • Yogurt: Use thick, creamy yogurt for a better texture and flavor.
  • Variations: You can add a pinch of cumin powder or paprika to the garlic chili butter for extra flavor.
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