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Syed base gravy
« on: June 18, 2020, 06:43 AM »
https://youtu.be/ZfHx8VCYRNk

So this is a little bit different, don

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Re: Syed base gravy
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2020, 07:55 AM »
Yes. A couple of us have made it and it is good.  There are a few threads all about Syed's videos.


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Re: Syed base gravy
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2020, 11:30 AM »
I have a pot on the stove as I write.  Made fully to spec., watered down slightly each time it is re-heated, and has been used to make both Syed's basic chicken curry and his chicken Madras.  I preferred the former, and will probably use it as the basis for developing my own Madras based on his ideas and recipes.  His style of presentation is totally natural (including sounds of wife and child in the background) and I personally regard him as a genuine authority on the subject of BIR cuisine rather than just another one seeking to jump on the bandwagon.

One additional benefit of his base over many others is that a complete new base can be blended in a single operation, whereas using Kris Dhillon's base quantities I need to liquidise in two batches.

Oil separation ?  See below.

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Re: Syed base gravy
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2020, 12:04 PM »
It's looking good Phil.


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Re: Syed base gravy
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2020, 03:00 PM »
I made the base last week and did his chicken madras with it.

The base has more flavour than other bases I have done in the past

I can see why he does not put large quantities of spices in when making his various dishes.

Got to say I am quite impressed so far

Did the pre-cooked chicken as well and that was top notch too

So its a plus from me so far

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Re: Syed base gravy
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2020, 03:26 PM »
Much better base and results than from those who harvested recipes from this and other forums now claiming to be curry Gods

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Re: Syed base gravy
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2020, 04:19 PM »
I made the base last week and did his chicken madras with it.  The base has more flavour than other bases I have done in the past.  I can see why he does not put large quantities of spices in when making his various dishes.  Got to say I am quite impressed so far.  Did the pre-cooked chicken as well and that was top notch too.  So its a plus from me so far.

I agree with all that, but the level of spicing in the base makes me wonder how similar it might be to Bigboaby's.  I have not yet compared them, but plan to do so.
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Re: Syed base gravy
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2020, 06:55 AM »
How much onions, by weight, are people putting into this base when trying to replicate what

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« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2020, 07:08 AM »
How much onions, by weight, are people putting into this base when trying to replicate what

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Re: Syed base gravy
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2020, 08:17 AM »
I used 600 g for half quantity, so 1 kg will do a full batch.

This is what I sent to Syed et al. (Extract from my Word document)

Base Gravy (Make


 

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