International cuisine

White Sauce

I learnt to make white sauce from one of my cousins. White Sauce can be used as a base for many recipes. It is made with plain flour, butter and milk.  It act as a base for soups, can be used in making creamy pastha, sandwiches etc., You can pair this sauce with vegetables.



Butter – 1 tbsp

Plain flour – 2 tbsp

Milk – 2 cups

Bell peppers- 1/2 cup

Corn kernels- 3 tbsp

Oregano – 1 tsp

Chopped Garlic – 1 tsp

Red Chilli – 1 / Chilli Flakes – 1 tsp

Black Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt – To taste

  • Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add  the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  • Add the plain flour and cook on a slow flame for a few seconds, while stirring continuously.
  • Add the milk gradually and cook no a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the sauce is thick, while stirring continuously.


  • Cut the red chilli into small bits so that you can use it as chilli flakes.
  • Add the bell peppers and corn kernels. Cook for sometime.
  • Add the oregano, chili flakes, cheese, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
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