#PlateIt: When You're Making Khao Suey, Make Sure It's Served In A Pretty Bowl

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The Burmese Khao Suey is one of our favourite noodles dishes and why wouldn't it be since it's comfort food at its best. The warm broth, the noodles, and all those condiments. Here's how you can make your own Khao Suey at home with these ingredients. Oh, and if you are wondering where that bowl is from, check out Tejashree Saagvekar Pottery

Here's the recipe:

For Paste:

- Coriander stalks (about 50 grams)

- Five to six cloves of garlic 

- Fresh turmeric (about 30 grams)

- Eight to nine peeled shallots 

- A piece of ginger

- Bird's eye chilli

- A tbsp of pepper

- A tbsp of coriander seeds

Other:

- Salt

- Coconut milk (100 ml)

- Water (50 ml)

- Lemongrass 

- Chopped ginger

- Chopped garlic 

- Cooked egg noodles 

- For toppings: Fried noodles, fried onions, roasted peanuts, spring onions, steamed veggies of choice, and grilled tofu or chicken 

- Make a paste with all the above ingredients under For Paste. Cook it for about 10 minutes till all the raw smell disappears. Add the paste to ginger, garlic, and shallots that had been sautéed for a few minutes.

- Add some water, some bird’s eye chilli, and crushed lemongrass, and let it simmer for about 20 minutes on low flame before adding coconut milk. Let it come to a boil and then sieved it to get a clear broth.

- Add the noodles, then the broth, and top it off with toppings of your choice. Enjoy it hot! 

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