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White or Bechamel Sauce

BetterButter Editorial
15 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT White or Bechamel Sauce RECIPE

White sauce is a basic sauce that's required as the base for many bakes and pasta. This is that recipe

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • French
  • Whisking
  • Boiling
  • Basic recipe

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. ½ onion
  2. 4 cloves
  3. 1-2 bay leaves
  4. ½ litre milk
  5. 2 tblsp butter
  6. 2 tblsp all purpose flour
  7. salt to taste
  8. pepper to taste


  1. Add onion, cloves, bay leaf and milk into a saucepan. Heat gently until it almost boils. Turn off and keep aside.
  2. In a deep pan, add equal quantity butter and flour. Saute until fragrant. Add half the milk and whisk well.
  3. Add remaining milk, salt and pepper and whisk until thick. Add cheese if required. Use as per the recipe

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Sowjanya munukutla
Sowjanya munukutla   Apr-17-2017

Wow nice.:relaxed:

Ruchira Hoon
Ruchira Hoon   Jun-05-2016

500 ml milk and half an onion

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