BIR Base Gravy

(786 reviews)

This is the same base gravy we use in our commercial kitchen. Base gravy is essential if you want to replicate British Indian Restaurant recipes at home.

Our new base gravy pouches will last a month without having to be frozen or chilled with no preservatives or additives, just plain and simple fresh ingredients hand cooked by our expert Indian chefs.

  • No mess, no fuss, just great quality base gravy without having to spend hours in the kitchen
  • Get back your fridge and freezer space, the pouches can be stored at room temperature for a month
  • Also suitable for home freezing, which extends shelf life to 6 months - stock up with our bulk packs
  • Approved by Richard Sayce of Misty Ricardo’s Curry Kitchen, The Curry Kid and Al's Kitchen. Compatible with all their recipes.

Our base gravy comes undiluted and should be diluted with 1 part gravy to 1 part water and heated before using in your curry recipe.

Each 400g pouch makes approx 2 curries


Frequently Bought Together

Base Gravy + Mix Powder British Indian Restaurant
Price for both: £11.96
Ingredients, allergy & nutritional info

Onions, Water, Vegetable Oil, Plum Tomato, Garlic, Ginger, Salt, Tomato Paste, Coriander, Turmeric, Cumin, Chilli Powder, Paprika, Garam Masala, Fennel, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Cardamom, Mace

For allergens see ingredients in bold.

Prepared in a kitchen that handles nuts, sesame and mustard.

Nutritional info

Typical Values*

Per 100g















*As sold

Heating instructions

All appliances vary. These are guidelines only. Check food is piping hot before serving.


  1. Mix 1 part gravy with 1 part water into a suitable pan
  2. Heat on a medium heat for 5-10 mins stirring occasionally until boiling and piping hot throughout and consistency is similar to milk.
  3. Add base gravy as per your BIR curry recipe. For best results use gravy while it is hot.

For curry recipe ideas using the base gravy take a look at our recipes section

Storage instructions
Store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight. Once opened refrigerate and use within 3 days. Do not use if pouch is bloated or leaking. Unused gravy can be frozen for up to one month.
Reviews (786)

786 reviews for BIR Base Gravy

Based on 786 reviews
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  1. Used to make my own which was a pain in the @ss and take so much time. These are brilliant and taste fantastic!!!

  2. Really good base gravy

  3. Makes the curry taste authentic

  4. Great product with no hassle, l bulk buy saving money on deliveries, also regular discounts on promotion codes.

  5. Great stuff, I used it at the weekend, and my curry was just as good as when make my own gravy.

  6. Simply perfect

  7. Excellent product delivered fast and well packed

  8. Excellent value and service

  9. Great stuff I love this base gravy it’s so quick to make an amazing curry using it.

  10. Saves the Flaff of making your own.

  11. Love it

  12. This is OK and very useful

  13. Brilliant,this takes away all the hassle of cooking down the onions

  14. Used to make a Chicken Dhansak and Balti – the Dhansak was best the best we have made at home ever!

  15. I make a lot of BIR style curries involving the use of base gravy. Anyone who has made base gravy will know how time consuming this can be. The base gravy by East at Home is an excellent alternative, perfect quality and ready for use straight away. I buy this base gravy regularly and always make sure that I have some in the freezer ready for those weekends when you fancy an amazing BIR style curry made at home.

  16. So good

  17. Brilliant base gravy

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