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Basic White Sauce Recipe

Basic White Sauce is a popular Continental Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 3 cups - Milk
  • 1/2 cup - plain flour
  • 1 tbsp - Butter
  • 2 tbsp - cheese, grated
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper - to taste
  • How to Make Basic White Sauce:

    1. In a dry heavy sauce pan, dry roast the flour, till they turn light pinkish in colour. Remove and keep aside to cool.
    2. Melt butter in the pan and add half the milk.
    3. Mix the remaining milk to the cooled flour, to form a smooth paste.
    4. When milk comes to a boil, add this paste and stir continuously.
    5. Bring back to a boil.
    6. Cook till the sauce is thick enough, to coat the back of a spoon thickly.
    7. Sprinkle salt, fresh ground pepper and stir to mix well.
    8. Add grated cheese to the mixture.
    9. Use as required in individual recipes.


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