How to Make Béchamel ?

Béchamel   (600ml )

A basic Sauce


Butter  –  45 gm

Refined flour  –  30 gm

Milk  –  600 ml

Onions   –  100 gm (1 small)

Bayleaf  –  1/2

Carrot  –  30 gm

Celery  –  5 cm

Salt –  to taste

Clove – 1

Peppercorns  (white)  –  10

Nutmeg –  a pinch

Lime juice  –  1/2 tsp


Melt 30 gm of butter. Add flour and cook without discoloring, stirring well all the time. Remove from heat.

Stir in boiling milk gradually, to prevent formation of lumps.

Return to heat. Add onion stuck with clove, sliced carrot, celery, peppercorns, salt and grated nutmeg.

Stir until it boils and allow to simmer for 15 minutes.

Pass through a tammy cloth.

Return to pan and finish with remaining butter and lime juice.


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