Basic White Stock

Basic White Stock

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White stock not only helps in giving a nice taste to the dish but also when simmered gives an excellent aroma. . . Make sure you do not chop your ingredients too finely. Just halve or quarter them, so the water can reach the inside of the vegetable as well as the outside.

Basic White Stock recipe - How to make Basic White Stock

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 cups
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1 1/2 cups roughly chopped bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
1 cup roughly chopped onions
1 cup roughly chopped potatoes
1/4 cup roughly chopped cabbage

  1. Boil 5 cups of water in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Add all the vegetables and boil on a high flame for 10 minutes.
  3. Strain the water using a strainer and discard the vegetables.
  4. Use as required.
Nutrient values per cup
Energy69 cal
Protein1.3 g
Carbohydrates15.6 g
Fiber2 g
Fat0.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A18 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C18.5 mg
Folic Acid11.3 mcg
Calcium30.3 mg
Iron0.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium7.3 mg
Potassium193.8 mg
Zinc0.5 mg


Basic White Stock (DVC)
 on 04 Dec 10 10:19 PM

Great flavour. Can be used universally! I add salt and pepper for taste as well.