Menemen Recipe – Turkish Style Egg Scramble With Bell Peppers by Archana’s Kitchen

Menemen Recipe – Turkish Style Egg Scramble With Bell Peppers by Archana’s Kitchen


  • To begin making the Menemen Recipe – Turkish Style Egg Scramble With Bell Peppers, we will chop all the ingredients and keep it ready.

  • Blanch the tomatoes in a sauce pan with hot water, blanch it for 30 seconds until the tomatoes skin cracks open.

  • Drain the water, wash the tomatoes under running water to make it cool down. Peel off the skin and chop the tomatoes into small pieces and keep it ready.

  • Heat a sauce pan on medium heat, drizzle some oil, once it is hot enough, add in chopped ginger and garlic and saute till it softens.

  • Add in chopped onions as well, keep sautéing till the onions have turned slightly brown. Add yellow and red bell peppers and saute well till it is lightly crunchy.

  • Once that is done you can add the blanched tomatoes and saute for another 2 minutes.

  • Add in the tomato puree as well, along with spice powders like paprika powder, oregano, pepper powder, cumin powder and salt.

  • Give it a mix and cook low heat until the tomatoes are well cooked. Break in the eggs one by one.

  • Do not disturb the egg for a few seconds. Later using a spatula lightly move the eggs and let the mix through the tomato mixture. You can even move the skillet around and cook the eggs in low heat till it is soft and cooked.

  • Once the Turkish Menemen is done you can serve it hot by sprinkling some chopped chives on top.

  • Serve the Menemen Recipe – Turkish Style Egg Scramble With Bell Peppers along with a freshly baked Focaccia bread, some fresh fruits and a Coffee by the side for your Morning Breakfast.



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