Thursday, July 7, 2011

Khaosay کھاؤسے


Khaosay is a popular dish among Memon Community of Karachi, it is originated in Burma and Thailand as Khao Suey soup but modified by Indian Memon community of Karachi as a whole meal. It is very pungent and tasty dish. It is a compound dish including  a Chicken Curry, Coconut Karhi, Boiled Spaghetti and Garnish .
I dedicate my this recipe of Khaosay to my friend and his family Muhammad Arif, who belong to this community, Bantwa Memon. He is a printer.


Ingredients for Khaosay Chicken Curry:
  • Boneless Chicken cubes  1/2 kg
  • Tomatoes1/2 kg
  • Green Chillies chopped 4
  • Cutter Red Chilli  1 and 1/2 teaspoon
  • Haldi 1/2 teaspoon
  • Qasuri Methi dried 1 teaspoon
  • Cutter Cumin seed 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cutter Coriander  1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt 1 and 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ginger crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Oil 1 cup

Ingredients For  Khaosay Coconut Karhi
  • Besan (ground chickpea) 4 tablespoon
  • Yoghurt sour 1/2 kg
  • Desicated Coconut 2 tablespoon
  • Cutter Red Chilli 2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • Haldi 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ginger crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic crushed 1 teaspoon

Ingredients For Khaosay Boiled Spaghetti

  • Spaghetti 1/2 kg
  • Oil 1 tablespoon
  • Salt 1 teaspoon
  • Water 5 glass

Ingredients for Khaosay Garnish
  • Chopped Green Coriander 2/3 Cup
  • Chopped Green Mint 2/3 cup
  • Chopped and Fried Onion Cubes 2/3 Cup
  • Chopped and Fried Garlic slices 2/3 Cup
  • Lemon wedges 2/3 Cup
  • Cutter Red Chillies 1/2 Cup
  • Ginger slices 1/2 Cup

Procedure For Khaosay Boiled Spaghetti 
  • Boil Water then add Oil, salt and Spaghetti, continue to cook for 20-25 minutes. Remove from flame, cool and drain keep aside.

Procedure for Khaosay Chicken Curry:

  • Heat oil in a pan add ginger, garlic and chicken cubes and fry 2-3 minutes, then add spices and tomatoes except green chillies and cook on low flame till chicken is tender.
  • Sprinkle green chillies and simmer. Khaosay Chicken Curry is ready.

Procedure for Khaosay Coconut Curry:

  • Add besan to the beaten yoghurt and mix well in a pan then add 3 glass of water and all other ingredients and mix well.
  • Now cook on a medium flame for 25-30 minutes. Then apply Tarka.

Tarka procedure

  • Heat 1 table spoon oil in a frying pan, add 3 whole red chillies , 1 teaspoon whole cumin seeds, 6 Karhi patta and fry for 2 minutes then pour over the Karhi

How To Serve:

  • There are two procedure of Serving Khaosay
  • 1.  Arrange all cooked food and garnish separately on a table. Take a deep serving plate, place some boiled spaghetti, then pour over some coconut karhi, then some chicken karhi. At top sprinkle garnish from all variety and squeeze lemon. Then eat with the help pf fork and spoon.

  • 2.  Take a Large Pan place at boiled spaghetti, then pour over all Karhi and at top layer Chicken in layers form  then simmer for 5 minutes.  From this Remove as much as you need from top to bottom with the help of table spoon into your serving plate and sprinkle garnish.

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