Wednesday, August 13, 2008

WHITE SAUCE & TOMATO SAUCE

TOMATO SAUCE:


Ingredients

Garlic- 100gms

Onion - 100gms

Bay leaf- 1

Canned tomatoes- 4 small can

Dried basil- 2 tsp

Dried Oregano- 2 tsp

seasoning to taste

Sugar - 2 tsp

Olive Oil - 200ml

Method

Heat olive oil in a pan.

Add garlic & bay leaf & allow it to sweat.

Add in the chopped onions.

Add the Canned tomatoes & allow it to simmer very slowly for 2 hrs.

Stir occasionally but do not mash the tomatoes. allow it to release its own flavour until the sauce thickens when the juice evaporates & oil comes up.

Stir in more olive oil & finish with dried oregano, basil, seasoning & sugar & turn off the heat.leave in the same pan until the full flavour of the dry herbs releases.

Serve with pasta.

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WHITE SAUCE:




Ingredients

Butter - 50gms

Plain flour - 50 gms

milk - 125 ml

seasoning - to taste

bayleaf - 1 ea

Method

Melt butter in a moderate pan & allow it to melt but do not allow to discolour.

Add the flour to the melted butter with the bay leaf & make a thick mixture. allow it to cook slowly for 10-15 min.

Slowly add in the milk & blend in with a whisk to avoid lumps. Can use the stick blender to mix fast to avoid lumps.

Season & simmer until the raw flavour of the flour deteriarates.

Can be used for pasta.serve hot.

8 comments:

  1. Lovely color for the Tomato Sauce, Sri!

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  2. Wow both are sauce looking gud...like the colour of tomato sauce too...

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  3. That tomato sauce looks awesome.

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  4. both sause looks awesome..loved tomato the best :)

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  5. Looks awesome. beautiful colors.
    Happy Independence Day

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  6. Yes the white sauce and tomato sauce looks so colorful.
    adding bay leaf is new to me in case of white sauce .I do hope it leaves a pleasent smell after its ccoked .
    hugs and smiles
    jaya

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  7. The tomato sauce looks like pickle! White sauce with bay leaf is a nice twist

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