Chinese White Sauce

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Chinese White Sauce is very different from the mildly flavoured Continental version, although it also has a creamy consistency and a pleasant white colour.

This vibrant sauce is made of clear vegetable stock, thickened with cornflour and perked up with typical Oriental flavorings like ginger and garlic.

This luscious and tongue-tingling sauce is used in the preparation of exciting vegetable preparations such as Stir Fried Broccoli, Baby Corn with Almonds , Broccoli and Paneer in Lemon Coriander Sauce etc.

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Chinese White Sauce recipe - How to make Chinese White Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 cups
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3 cups of clear vegetable stock
3 tbsp cornflour
1 tbsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
a pinch of sugar
salt to taste
  1. Combine the cornflour and clear vegetable stock in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions, ginger and garlic and sauté on a high flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the cornflour-vegetable stock mixture, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a high flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Use as required.

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Chinese White Sauce
 on 08 May 16 12:44 PM

Chinese White Sauce
 on 14 Mar 13 09:19 AM

Used this stock to prepare a Chinese soup, Mushroom and vermicelli soup