Burmese Khauk-swe (Veg)
A traditional Burmese recipe (gravy) served with noodles or rice.
2 carrots, diced,
1 medium size brinjal(egg plant), diced,
1/2 cup mushrooms, cut into halves,
1 small onion, ground to paste,
1 cup coconut milk,
2 tbsp gram flour,
1/2 tsp garlic paste,
1/2 tsp turmeric powder,
1 tsp red chilli flakes,
Salt to taste,
Oil for frying.
For garnishing and serving-
200gms boiled noodles,
2 tbsp fried noodles,
5 mushrooms, fried,
4-5 cloves garlic, fried,
Chopped spring onion greens and sliced onions.
In a pan, heat some oil and saute the onion paste for 3 minutes. Then add garlic paste, gram flour, turmeric powder and
cook for a minute and then add the vegetables one by one starting with carrots. Cook carrots for few minutes and then add
eggplant and mushrooms, since they do not require long time to cook. Cover and cook for 2 minutes. Add the coconut milk, and red chilli flakes, mix well and let it cook for some time. When the gravy boils remove from flame.
While serving, place boiled noodles on the serving dish, then pour khauk-swe over it, top with spring onions, fried
mushrooms, fried garlic and fried noodles. Serve hot.