Khou Suey Khichdi.

If something can be called a bowl of happiness,its definitely Burmese Khow Suey.A delicious one meal noodle dish made with noodles and coconut milk, served with a variety of accompaniments,each spoon full that you eat will be be bursting with flavours….

As I mentioned in my earlier post,My body has become intolerant to gluten….so noodles is a big no for me.
Some time back I had come across a post on insta where someone had posted this amazing khou suey khichdi….and I instantly knew I have to try it…so finally I made it today for dinner….and it turned out so flavour full…just like khou suey,each spoon full bursting with flavour…..

Here goes the recipe…..

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Rice.

1/2 cup Toovar Dal.

1 tbsp Sesame Oil.

1 cup Mixed Vegetables.(Carrots,Broccoli,sweet Co, French Beans) chopped evenly.

1/2 cup Green Peas and Sweet Corns.

1 Onion roughly chopped.

1 tbsp Ginger roughly chopped .

1 tbsp Garlic roughly chopped.

3 Green Chillies slit.

1 tsp Turmeric Powder.

1/4 tsp Pepper Powder.

1/4 bunch Coriander Leaves roughly chopped.

4 to 5 pieces of Lemon Grass Stems.

6 Curry Leaves.

1 cup Coconut Milk.

1 tbsp Lime Juice.

1 tsp Sugar.

Salt to taste

For the garnishes:

6 cloves Garlic fried.

1/4 cup Onion Barista.

1 tbsp Spring Onion Greens chopped.

4-5 nos lime wedges.

2 tbsp Fried Peanuts.

1 tsp Chilli flakes

2 Boiled Eggs.

Method:

Wash and soak dal and rice in sufficient water for half an hour.

Mix all the vegetables and steam them till 3/4th cooked.Keep aside.

In a mixie jar make a paste of onions, ginger,garlic,lemon grass, coriander leaves, turmeric powder and pepper powder, using little water if required.
Keep aside.

Heat oil in pressure cooker,add few curry leaves and the prepared paste,saute on medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes.

Add slit green chillies and 3 cups of water or vegetable stock,let it come to boil,add soaked dal and rice.Season with salt,Cover and pressure cook for 4 whistles.

Once the pressure is released open the cooker and add cooked vegetables and coconut milk,mix well and let it simmer on low flame for 2 minutes,adjust seasoning.Switch of the gas and add juice of one lemon.Mix well.

Remove in a serving bowl and top up with accompaniments,serve hot.

Happy Cooking!!!

Sameera.

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