A traditional Burmese dish which includes spaghetti served with a delicious coconut based soup, topped with fried crisy parr, fried onions, red onions, red chillies, boiled eggs, coriander & a squeeze of lemon!


  • 250g boneless cubed chicken
  • 1 medium onion grated
  • 5 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • A small tin of coconut milk (or according to preference)
  • 1 tin water or according to preference
  • 1 tbsp grounded tin tomato
  • 1 tsp grounded green chillies
  • 1 tbsp channa flour (gram flour)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 230g of spaghetti ( 110g-113g per person)


  • 1 medium chopped onion (fried)
  • samosa parr (fried)
  • Chopped small red onion
  • A handful of chopped coriander
  • Sliced lemon
  • 1 boiled egg (grated)

Chilli paste:

  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp Red chilli powder


  1. Recite Bismillah
  2. Prepare coconut soup by heating oil in a pot.
  3. Add onions & cook till pinkish in colour.
  4. Add Chicken along with ginger garlic, cumin powder, coriander powder & turmeric powder. Mix well.
  5. Add salt & cook until water evaporates.
  6. Meanwhile heat oil for chilli paste in a small bowl. Add chillies & mix till it forms a smooth paste. Turn off heat. Set aside.
  7. Next in a small frying pan add chana flour to oil and cook on low heat, stirring continuously for a minute until it no longer smells. Turn off heat & set aside.
  8. After the water has evaporated add grounded tin tomato & green chillies to chicken & mix. Allow to cook on low heat.
  9. Add coconut milk, water & mix.
  10. Then add the chana flour mixture to the coconut soup & mix well.
  11. Cook on low heat for a few minutes & then turn off heat.
  12. Boil spaghetti in salted water until cooked. Tip- Add a bit of oil to the water to prevent the spaghetti from sticking to the pot.
  13. Cut desired amount of samosa parr into small pieces. Fry till golden & crispy.
  14. Then fry onions till golden.
  15. Serve chicken soup with spaghetti, topped with fried parr, red chilli paste, red onions, fried onions, grated boiled eggs, coriander & a squeeze of lemon juice.

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