Khao Suey Recipe

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Khao Suey
How to make Khao Suey
  • Chef: Janti Duggal
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Khao Suey is a Burmese noodle soup. This version is made with noodles tossed in with chicken, chickpea and red chilli paste. Garnished with eggs, potatoes, peanuts and a generous squeeze of lemon.

Ingredients of Khao Suey

  • 500 gms of boneless chicken
  • 4 Tbsp chickpea flour or besan
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 Tbsp onion paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1/2 litre of chicken stock
  • 2 packets of coconut milk powder
  • 1 Tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • Salt
  • Noodles, cooked
  • Red chillies
  • Dark Soya sauce
  • Toppings:
  • Boiled potatoes, chopped
  • Boiled eggs, chopped
  • Sauted onions
  • Roasted peanuts, chopped finely
  • Lemon juice
  • Dark soya sauce
  • Spring onions
  • Coriander, chopped
  • Browned garlic, shredded
  • Red chilli paste

How to Make Khao Suey

  • 1.Add four spoons of chickpea flour or besan in a pan, and let it brown on medium heat. The colour will turn medium orange. Keep aside. You can store this in an airtight jar for weeks.
  • 2.Put oil in the pan. Add 2 tbsp onion and garlic paste and a liter of chicken stock.
  • 3.Add salt and let it simmer. Then mix coconut milk and let it boil for sometime.
  • 4.In the meantime, dissolve the roasted besan in half a cup of water. Then add it to the above mix.
  • 5.Take another a deep pan, add oil and then the chopped garlic. Add the boneless chicken. Add red chilli powder and salt to taste. Stir fry the chicken till it's cooked.
  • 6.To make the red chilli paste, burn a few red chillies a little oil and pour 2 tablespoons of dark soya sauce. Grind it in a mixie, till it's coarse.
  • 7.Now put noodles in a bowl, add the chicken and soup, then garnish with toppings, according to taste.