Coconut Sauce Noodles

Ohn-No Khaut Swe

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By Naomi Duguid

Published 2012

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This rich meal-in-a-bowl is the one many foreigners say is their favorite dish from Burma. The Burmese name, pronounced “oh-no kao sway,” is a simple compound of the terms for coconut (ohn-no) and noodles (khaut swe).

Ohn-no khaut swe in its most elaborate form also includes fish balls, given as optional in the recipe. I love the chicken sauce-broth so much that I often serve it on its own over rice or pasta, with simple cooked greens or a green salad on the sid