Sheenam Gandhi

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khao Soi - Bowl of Happiness

khao Soi - Bowl of Happiness

Cook Duration 00:40
Food TypeNon-veg
Recipe Calories 545kcal


  • Recipe Ingredients list1 tbsp turmeric
  • Recipe Ingredients list3/4 Kashmiri Mirch
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 onion
  • Recipe Ingredients list3 tbsp ginger garlic
  • Recipe Ingredients list2 tsp coriander powder
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 tbsp cumin powder
  • Recipe Ingredients list15gm Besan
  • Recipe Ingredients list15gms Oil
  • Recipe Ingredients list400ml Coconut Milk
  • Recipe Ingredients listSalt to taste
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 tsp Soya Sauce
  • Recipe Ingredients listVeggies (mushrooms, broccoli, peppers)
  • Recipe Ingredients list150gms chicken boneless thigh
  • Recipe Ingredients list40gms Noodles
  • Recipe Ingredients list7gms roasted peanuts
  • Recipe Ingredients listChilli flakes
  • Recipe Ingredients listSliced lemon
  • Recipe Ingredients listCoriander



For the paste: Ina wok pan, with 5gm oil add Kashmiri mirch (pre-soaked in water), onion, ginger, garlic with turmeric, coriander powder, cumin powder and black pepper and pulse until a smooth paste is formed.


Once the paste is well done, add 5gms oil and besan and stir well. On low flame, let the besan cook well and then add 1/2 glass water and whisk until smooth and no lumps left.


Add chopped veggies and let cool with the paste under a lid.


In a deep bowl, boil noodles with water and a dash of salt n oil. 5-7 mins of boil and strain n keep on side in a plate.


Back to our wok on medium high flame, add coconut milk with salt to taste, soya sauce n bring to a boil. Reduce heat and add water n let simmer under lid. Taste and make any adjustments as per the consistency you would like for your curry.


In a pan, stir fry chicken with salt, red chilli n pepper. Cook for 9-10 mins on low flame and keep on side.


Time to assemble our meal, In each bowl, add boiled noodles, chicken or choice of protein, curry with veggies, and top with a dash of peanuts, chilli pepper, dash of lemon n coriander.


Lurve khao suey...but i don’t make the Burmese version as i don’t like the strong taste of coconut milk.


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