White Sauce ( For Baking)
by Tarla Dalal
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A basic sauce made by using plain flour, butter and milk. Easy to make but very versatile in its uses. Its used as a base for various soups, pastas, sauces, baked dishes, etc which require a certain creaminess.
- Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour and cook on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, or till the sauce thickens, while stirring continuously.
- Add the salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
- Store in an air-tight container and use as required.
- If the sauce is to be used for later use, add a little milk, mix well and re-heat it.
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