Burmese Beef Khowsuey

Who does’t like Khowsuey ! Now make it at home with this simple recipe. This is our take on the famous Burmese Beef Khowsuey. Enjoy it on Eid with friends and family. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Cooking oil ¾ Cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 250 gms
  • Beef boneless small cubes ½ kg
  • Adrak paste (Ginger paste) ½ tbs
  • Lehsan paste (Garlic paste) ½ tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 1
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1
  • Laung (Cloves) 4-5
  • Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 7-8
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 2 tbs
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tbs or to taste
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Pani (Water) 2 Cups or as required
  • Baisan (Gram flour) sifted 1 & ½ Cups
  • Khopra (Desiccated coconut) 100 gms
  • Coconut milk powder 50 gms (1 packet)
  • Pani (Water) 5-7 Cups or as required
  • Cooking oil for frying
  • Samosa patti cut in strips as required
  • Lehsan (Garlic) sliced 14-15 cloves


  • Spaghetti 1 Packet (boiled as per pack’s instruction)
  • Baisan curry
  • Cooked beef curry
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander)
  • Hara pyaz (Green onion)
  • Fried garlic
  • Namak (Salt) to sprinkle
  • Lal mirch (Red chili) crushed
  • Fried samosa patti
  • Chips
  • Lemon juice
  • Anda (Egg) boiled


In pot,add cooking oil,onion and fry until translucent.

Add beef boneless small cubes and mix well.

Add ginger paste,garlic paste,cumin seeds,cinnamon stick,black cardamom,cloves,black peppercorns and mix well.

Add coriander powder,red chili powder,salt,turmeric powder,mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add water and mix well,cover and cook on low flame until meat is tender (approx. 1 hour).

In pot,add gram flour,desiccated coconut,coconut milk powder,water and whisk well.

Turn on the flame and cook on low flame until thickens (approx. 1 hour) and keep whisking in between.

In frying pan,add cooking oil and fry samosa patti until golden brown & set aside.

In same frying pan,heat cooking oil and fry garlic until crispy & golden & set aside.


On serving dish,add boiled spaghetti,baisan curry,cooked beef curry,fresh coriander,green onion,fried garlic,salt,red chili crushed,fried samosa patti,chips,lemon juice,boiled egg & serve!

Recipe By: Attiya Mohsin

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