Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
45 mins

Goyerti küküsü or kuku with fresh herbs is a delicious traditional Azeri appetizer prepared with herbs and spinach combined with eggs.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Azerbaijani, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Vera Abitbol

2 bunches fresh cilantro , finely chopped
1 bunch dill , finely chopped
½ bunch mint , finely chopped
1 scallion , chopped
2 oz. fresh spinach , finely chopped
1 young garlic (green part), finely chopped
5 eggs , beaten
½ teaspoon salt
Ground black pepper
4 tablespoons unsalted butter (clarified butter or olive oil)

For the yogurt sauce

½ cup yogurt
2 cloves garlic , crushed


In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients and beat well. Add salt and pepper.
In an 8-inch nonstick pan, melt the butter or oil over medium heat. Pour the mixture and cook on medium-low heat for about 8 minutes.
Using a knife, gently cut the kuku into 4 wedges. Carefully turn each piece to brown the other side. If necessary, add a little butter or oil in the pan.
Mix the yogurt and garlic and serve kuku accompanied by the sauce.