Khow suey

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Khow suey
Khow suey.jpg
Place of originBurma
Region or stateLower Burma
Main ingredientsEgg noodles, curried beef or chicken, coconut milk

Khow suey, from Burmese ခေါက်ဆွဲ, is a one-dish soup meal made of egg noodles and curried beef or chicken with coconut milk, served with a variety of contrasting condiments.[1] A squeeze of lemon also adds tanginess to Khow Suey.[2] The dish is similar to the Burmese noodle dish ohn no khauk swe, literally "coconut milk noodles."


The dish originated in Burma, and came to East India with Indians who migrated from Burma during World War II. (Street food).

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-09-19. Retrieved 2008-09-17.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Burmese Khow Suey recipe at