Khow Suey | How to make Khow Suey

By Arpita Patankar  |  2nd May 2016  |  
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About Khow Suey Recipe

In Memoni cuisine, Khow suey from Burma is a noodle dish that comes from the mountainous Shan State. It is a one-dish soup meal made of egg noodles and curried beef or chicken with coconut milk, served with a variety of contrasting condiments. A squeeze of lemon also adds tanginess to Khow Suey. My 7 year old son always wants to try some new dishes, so have to workout on new and healthy option for him. So I tried vegetarian version with loads of veggies and used Semolina Spaghetti instead of Rice noodles with minimal oil, nothing is fried to make it more healthier. It's a complete tasty healthy and full meal.

The delicious and mouthwatering Khow Suey is a famous dish of Assam and North East and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Khow Suey is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Khow Suey. Arpita Patankar shared this Khow Suey recipe which is perfect to serve for 3 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Khow Suey. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Khow Suey recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

Khow Suey

Ingredients to make Khow Suey

  • Spaghetti: 200 gm
  • coconut Milk (Thick): 2 Cup
  • chickpea flour (Besan) : 1 tbsp
  • Sweet corn : 1/2 Cup
  • Beans chopped 1 inch: 1/2 Cup
  • capsicum square cut : 1/4 Cup
  • Broccoli chopped: 1/2 Cup
  • carrot Square Chops: 1/2 Cup
  • Fresh Red Chilies : 3
  • onion :1 no
  • garlic Cloves : 4 nos
  • ginger : 1/2 Inch
  • lemon Grass Stick : 2
  • White Peeper Powder : 1 tsp
  • cumin Powder :1 tsp
  • coriander Powder :1 tsp
  • haldi: 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chili Powder :1/2 tsp
  • salt as per taste
  • Cooking oil
  • water
  • lemon : 2 nos
  • coriander : 1/4 Cup
  • Roasted peanuts: 1 Cup
  • green chillies, finely chopped : 3
  • Spring onions : 1/2 Cup
  • Fried onions: 1/2 Cup

How to make Khow Suey

  1. Take around 1 liter water in an utensil. Add some salt and 1/2 tbsp oil in it and allow it to boil. As water starts boiling, add the spaghetti and boil for 5 mins. Now turn off gas and strain the spaghetti, rinse it thoroughly by using cold water.
  2. Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a pan, add the chopped onion, garlic, ginger, 1 green chilli and lemon grass. Saute it till it becomes golden brown. Add little cumin powder, coriander powder, haldi and red chilli powder in it.
  3. Turn off the gas and grind this mixture to make a fine paste.
  4. In another pan, heat 1/2 tbsp oil. Add the carrots, red chilli, beans, sweet corn, broccoli and capsicum, then toss it properly.
  5. Add the ground paste in it, turn the heat on a high flame and saute it.
  6. In a separate bowl take the besan, white pepper powder and coconut milk. Mix it uniformly to avoid lump formation. Turn off the gas.
  7. Add the coconut milk mixture in pan and stir it gently. Turn the gas on a medium flame. Add 3 to 4 Cups of water in it and allow it to boil for 5-7 mins. The Vegetable Coconut Curry is Ready.
  8. Take spaghetti in a bowl. Pour the Vegetable Coconut curry on it. Add some toppings like roasted peanuts, spring onion, fried onions, green chillies and coriander. Enhance the taste by squeezing lemon on it.

My Tip:

Note: You can make chicken or fish khow suey by add adding chicken or fish pieces in place of vegetables. Add more toppings like Pineapple, Pomegranate, Parsley, Asparagus.

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