BIR Base Gravy

(483 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: £10.98
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 (483)

483 reviews for BIR Base Gravy

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  1. WOW fantastic hassle free base gravy

  2. Very good product with prompt delivery.

  3. Well impressed with the base sauce, I give it 10/10

  4. Perfect.

  5. Great product and quick delivery

  6. Excellent product, saves a lot of work making your own. Will definitely purchase again

  7. Brilliant really helping me perfect my curries

  8. Absolutely fantastic.

  9. Excellent product and certainly saves a lot of time making your own base gravy

  10. The solution to making the finest restaurant equalling Indian curry’s at home. It’s like having a magic wand.

  11. Great base gravy

  12. Absolutely love this base gravy, ordered a few times now, good discounts when buying in bulk, and greater savings with free delivery when you spend thirty pounds or more.

  13. Takes all the time out of making your own,but just as good 👍

  14. Second order for the base gravy and although I’ve made my own in the past this takes all the kerfuffle out of it – really useful and freezes well.

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