Khow Suey is soup meal bowl inspired from Burmese noodle dish Ohn Khauk swe. The Burmese Khaw Suey Soup is vibrant in flavours, has lots of veggies and noodles cooked in coconut curry based soup.
Khow Suey is Burmese noodle dish with coconut curry base and comes with a great variety of toppings which makes it an interesting meal in a bowl kind of soup. Toppings for Khow suey soup include fried onion, fried green beans, boiled egg, fried noodles and lots of fresh coriander leaves. After adding the toppings the soup is finally served after a gene ours squeeze of lime which gives it tangy and zesty flavour. Khow Suey is perfect meal in bowl soup for a winter day or a cold rainy day.
Of late I have started loving coconut milk based curries a lot. Most of these oriental or Srilankan curries are brothy have good amount of spice to add to the flavour. The coconut curry soup base has lots of healing properties as well, turmeric, ginger, garlic (if using) and some lemon grass. I am in love with such dishes which are easy to put together and good for health too.
Just like other recipes, the Show sues recipe also varies slightly depending on the taste preference, original Burmese version is often made with chicken and noodles. In this vegetarian recipe of khow suey I have used egg noodles and rice noodles along with lots of veggies. Basically Khow suey recipe involves two parts, first part is sauteed all the veggies, preparing the toppings for the soup. Second part is making coconut curry base.
Coconut curry soup base is quite simple, I simply use curry paste and add lots of coconut milk (The best part of the soup) and for the thickening of the soup little amount of gram flour or besan is used. Best part of cooking any dish at home is one can tweak the recipe of ingredients as per the taste. I like it spicy so I add more heat in the form of red chilli powder If you’d like it less spicy, leave out the chili powder. Some like to top it with crushed peanuts I add fried noodles and that is good to add texture in the form of crunch in every spoonful of delicious soup.
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