Posted by : Lekhraj Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Bechamel is prepared with white roux and milk mildly flavored with onion, clove and bay leaf.

Recipe for Bechamel Sauce

Ingredients (1 liter)

(1) Flour- 90 grams                                                                        
(2) Butter- 90 grams
(3) Milk- 1 liter
(4) Onion studded with
clove and bay leaf- 25 grams


(1) Boil the milk with studded onion and set aside.

(2) Melt butter in a thick-bottomed pan.

(3) Add flour, stir and cook the roux over a gentle fire without coloring till it gets a sandy texture. Pour the milk into the roux stirring with a wooden spoon to avoid lumps. Simmer gently for half an hour. Remove the studded onion and pass through a fine strainer, cover with butter to prevent the formation of a skin.

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