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Khawsey (street food)

Shaheda Tabish
25 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Khawsey (street food) RECIPE

It's a fusion of coconut milk, chicken and noodles. It's actually a Burmese dish but very popular in western India. I have made it with an Indian spices. Enjoy cooking!

Recipe Tags

  • Festive Fun
  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Gujarat
  • Boiling
  • Soups

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Chicken (especially bone pieces)- 250 gm
  2. Onion- 1 medium sized (sliced)
  3. Bay leaf- 1
  4. Cinnamon stick- 1 small sized
  5. Green chillies- 5 to 6
  6. Coriander leaves- 1/2 bunch
  7. Ginger garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  8. All spice powder (garam masala)- 1/2 tsp
  9. Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  10. Salt- to taste
  11. Water- 1/2 cup
  12. Oil- 3/4 cup
  13. Boiled noodles- 1/2 packet
  14. Coconut milk: fresh coconut- 1/2
  15. Roasted chana dal (chickpea)- 1 tsp
  16. Water- 2 cup


  1. In a pressure cooker add oil, bay leaf, cinnamon stick and sliced onions. Cook till it is dark golden in color.
  2. Now on a high flame add chicken pieces, ginger garlic paste, garam masala powder, coriander powder, green chilli paste (grind green chillies and coriander leaves and make a paste) and salt.
  3. Mix them very well. Saute it till it changes its color.
  4. When it is golden in color then add 1/2 cup of water in it. Cover the lid and cook it for 10 minutes till chicken gets completely done.
  5. Meanwhile boil noodles. Take a large vessel. Add 1/2 packet of noodles, 4 cups of water, salt and 2 tbsp oil. It should be boiled completely.
  6. Coconut milk: Grat the white part of the coconut by using grater. Now soak them in water. So you can easily grind them in mixture and get a good paste.
  7. Now grind grated coconuts and roasted chana dal together in the mixture by adding a generous amount of water in between.
  8. Now take a bowl and put siever or muslin cloth on it. And sieve the grinded paste. Grind this paste twice or thrice. Coconut milk is ready.
  9. Mix chicken into coconut milk and put it on a high flame. Add salt and green chilli paste if required. Give it a good boil.
  10. Assembling: Take a bowl, pour some chicken coconut curry. Put some boiled noodles on it and finally garnish it with fried samosa patti.

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Maanika Hoon
Maanika Hoon   May-11-2017

Very difficult dish! Thanks so much

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