How to make Khow Suey - SK Khazana -

Popular Burmese delicacy – a very tasty one dish meal

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Noodles (नूडल्ज़ ), Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन)

Cuisine : Burmese

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Khow Suey - SK Khazana

Khow Suey - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Burmese cuisine includes dishes from various regions of Burma which is now officially known as Myanmar. The numerous local ethnic minorities contribute to the variety in Burmese cuisine. 
Owing to the geographic location of Myanmar, Burmese cuisine has been extensively influenced by Chinese, Indian and Thai cuisines.
The country's diverse religions influence its cuisine, as Buddhists avoid beef and Muslims pork. 

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Khow Suey - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Noodles boiled 2 cups

  • Boneless chicken cut into 1/2 inch pieces 250 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger chopped 11 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Shallots finely chopped 4 tablespoons

  • Dried red chillies 2

  • Fresh red chillies diagonally sliced 1-2

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 tablespoon

  • Coconut milk 2 1/2 cups

  • Fresh basil leaves 5-6

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Condiments

  • Spring onion greens sliced 2 teaspoons

  • Fried onions 4 tablespoons

  • Boiled egg slices 4-8

  • Roasted peanuts 2 tablespoons

  • Fried garlic 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few

  • Lemon wedges 4

  • Fresh red chillies diagonally sliced 1-2


Step 1

Put chicken pieces in bowl. Add salt, 1 tablespoon garlic, ½ tablespoon ginger, turmeric powder, coriander powder and cumin powder and mix well. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add remaining garlic, remaining ginger and shallots, mix and sauté till fragrant.

Step 3

Add dried red chillies and fresh red chillies, mix and sauté for a minute. Add chicken, mix and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Add gram flour, mix well and cook for a minute. Add salt and mix. Add coconut milk, stir and cook till the chicken is fully done.

Step 5

Add basil and mix well. Switch off heat, add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 6

For each portion, place ½ cup noodles in a serving bowl. Pour some chicken curry and top with ½ teaspoon spring onion greens, 1 tablespoon fried onions, 1-2 egg slices, ½ tablespoon peanuts, ½ tablespoon fried garlic, some coriander leaves, a lemon wedge and some red chillies. Serve immediately.

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