Mushroom Gravy Recipe - Подливка

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Author: Natasha of
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $4-$5
Servings: 4 cups


  • 1 medium carrot finely grated
  • 1/4 cup onion finely diced
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 lb about 6 mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 and 1/2 cups chicken broth or stock
  • 1 and 1/2 cups milk any kind
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Heat 3 Tbsp of olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Sautee onion and carrot until soft and golden (5 minutes), stirring often.
  3. Add mushrooms and sautee until soft (5 minutes), stirring often.
  4. Increase to medium high heat and add 1 1/2 cups chicken broth and 1 1/2 cps milk, bring to a light boil. Salt and pepper to taste and stir till dissolved.
  5. Melt 4 Tbsp butter and stir in 3 1/2 tbsp flour.
  6. Whisk the butter/flour mix into the gravy. Add more or less of the flour mixture depending on how thick you want the gravy. Remember it will still thicken as it cools. If it gets too thick add some more hot water or milk and return to a light boil again.