Burmese Khow Suey With an Indian Twist

Ingredients for Marinade

1/2 kg boneless hen (1 inch items) or 1/2 kg medium sized prawns

2-3 tsp purple chilly powder

2 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

2 tsp all spice powder (dry roast 2 inexperienced and 1 black cardamom, 1 inch stick of cinnamon, 5 cloves, 1 star anise and grind to a superb powder)

2 tbsp ginger and garlic paste

2 tsp salt

Ingredients for cooking

2 Onions

3 tomatoes

1 tbsp chick pea powder- fry in a dry pan until you get a beautiful aroma.

500 ml of coconut milk – you should use canned but it surely tastes higher with freshly squeezed coconut milk.

1 lemon

finely chopped coriander leaves

Recipe for Omelette

1 egg

1 tsp chopped onions.

1/2 inexperienced chilly

1 tsp coriander leaves

Salt as per style

1 pinch of turmeric powder

Whisk all of the elements for the omelette and make a skinny omelette and reduce it into strips.


Fried onions (made with 2 onions)

1 onion superb sliced lengthwise

1 small bunch of coriander leaves


Wash and pat dry the hen. And marinate the hen and hold apart for 1 hour.

Add oil to a deep pan and add 2 finely chopped onions, as soon as it’s clear add the hen and permit it to cook dinner on a sluggish flame until it softens. Add finely chopped tomatoes and permit it to cook dinner for an additional 5 to eight minutes. Turn off the flame and permit it to chill for five minutes after which add the coconut milk, chickpea energy and stir nicely.**Then squeeze the lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves.


This goes will with each rice and noodles. We prefer it with noodles.

Take a bowl, add some rice or noodles on the backside. Then pour the hen gravy, freshly chopped onions, omelette strips, fried onions and coriander leaves. Enjoy it whereas its sizzling!


For those that get pleasure from spicy meals there’s one other twist.

Heat 2 Tbsp of oil and add finely chopped garlic to it. Once it releases its aroma take it off the flame and add a tsp of purple chilly powder to it.

A drizzle of this gives you the added warmth to your Khow suey!

**Note- If the coconut milk is added when the flame is on it would curdle so it’s higher so as to add as soon as the flame is turned off.

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