How to make Khau Swe - Famous burmese dish made with chicken cooked in coconut gravy, served with noodles and other condiments

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Coconut Milk (नारियल का दूध)

Cuisine : Burmese

Course : Main Course Chicken

Khau Swe

Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

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Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Khau Swe Recipe

  • Chicken cut into pieces 800 grams

  • Coconut Milk 1/2 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onions finely chopped 3 medium

  • Garlic crushed 4 cloves

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli pepper 1 teaspoon

  • Chicken stock 8 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Noodles 500 grams

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Fish sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Coconut milk 2 cups

  • Condiments

  • Hard boiled eggs peeled and quartered 3

  • Onions thinly sliced 2

  • Spring onions thinly sliced 3

  • Lemons cut into wedges 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves 3 tablespoons

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic sliced diagonally and fried until golden 12

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a pan. Add turmeric powder and onions and sauté till onions soften.

Step 2

Add garlic and ginger and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add cinnamon and bay leaf and continue to sauté.

Step 4

Add chicken, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder and mix.

Step 5

Add chicken stock and salt and bring the mixture to a boil.

Step 6

Cook till the chicken is almost done.

Step 7

Meanwhile boil the noodles till just done.

Step 8

Drain, refresh and drain again and set aside in a bowl.

Step 9

Mix gram flour in quarter cup of water and add to the chicken.

Step 10

Stir and cook till the gravy thickens.

Step 11

Add fish sauce and mix. Add coconut milk and stir and let it heat through.

Step 12

Pour the chicken gravy over the noodles.

Step 13

Serve the condiments in separate bowls.

Step 14

Each person then can add the condiments as per their choice and eat.

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