Chinese White Sauce

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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Nutrient values per cup
Energy119 cal
Protein2 g
Carbohydrates15.4 g
Fiber2.3 g
Fat5.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A214.3 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.7 mg
Vitamin C17.1 mg
Folic Acid39.8 mcg
Calcium56.5 mg
Iron1.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium4.9 mg
Potassium87.5 mg
Zinc0.4 mg

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Chinese White Sauce
 on 14 Aug 18 04:16 PM

Perfect, but a little white wine makes a big difference.
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you so much for your suggestion.
16 Aug 18 08:49 AM
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