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How to make Chocolate Gravy

>>  Wednesday, January 28, 2015

There was really no reason for the delay other than the simple fact that I was busy reading something, which somehow made updating this post, little boring. I feel so bad about it. Well here's the final dish for the BM#48, final week and last in the series of Sauces.

I had to make this Sauce after reading about it. How can I not showcase a chocolate dish, right? While I may already have different variations of a chocolate sauce, I didn't want to check as I may not have called it as such nor did I have the strength to check my index.

So I went ahead and cooked up this Chocolate Gravy. As I had said I wanted to cook the other dish that this is supposed to be served. I didn't have the energy to bake a biscuit and took the easy way to serve this on ice creams. Needless to say that this sauce attracted more attention than the chicken dish that was made that day. Kids were literally hovering around this and making this sauce hardly takes time and disappears as quickly as it was made.
According to Wiki, it says chocolate gravy is made with fat, flour, cocoa powder. I believe this is served as a Sunday Morning dish with freshly baked biscuits in the Southern United States. In a traditional gravy, a roux is made with fat and flour before the milk is added; in chocolate gravy all the dry ingredients are mixed first, milk slowly incorporated, then stirred continuously until cooked. Once this is cooked, additional ingredients like butter vanilla are added, some even add crumbled bacon to it. I adapted mine to this as it was the simplest one I could find. 



Chocolate Gravy

Ingredients Needed

Sugar - 1 cup
Cocoa powder - 3 & 1/2
Flour - 3 tbsp
Milk - 1 & 1/2 cup
Butter - 1 tbsp
Baking Soda - 1/2 tsp
Hot buttered biscuits or ice cream, for serving

How to make the Chocolate Gravy

Mix the sugar, cocoa powder and flour together until there are no lumps.

Add the milk and stir to combine. Melt the butter in large saute pan.

Add the flour mixture and cook on medium heat, stirring continually until it thickens. Serve over hot buttered biscuits or even ice cream.


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15 comments :

Varadas Kitchen January 28, 2015 at 5:12 PM  

Thick and creamy! Love that sauce.

Srividhya January 29, 2015 at 12:42 AM  

Love this sauce.. can be used for different dishes

vaishali sabnani January 29, 2015 at 10:15 AM  

Sinful sauce. .and Valli we all wait for a chocolate dish from you:)

Jayanthi Sindhiya January 29, 2015 at 3:04 PM  

A very versatile sauce, looks gorgeous!!

Sapana Behl January 30, 2015 at 1:09 AM  

I am Ready for chocolate anytime,this sauce looks so tempting.

Kalyani January 30, 2015 at 1:09 PM  

Not too fond of chocolate but the name is so interesting .. Of course chocoholics would kill for a topping over ice cream ;))

sneha datar January 30, 2015 at 7:13 PM  

This sauce will taste yummy with vanilla ice cream, yum.

Priya Suresh January 31, 2015 at 12:27 AM  

Prefect for chocoholics, cant take my eyes from this sinful sauce.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan January 31, 2015 at 2:02 AM  

I am not a big chocolate fan, but the boys in my family will die for this :)

Priya Srinivasan January 31, 2015 at 5:31 PM  

What a tempting sauce valli!!! Very different recipe with the roux, looks totally delicious!

Harini-Jaya R February 2, 2015 at 11:47 PM  

Very interesting..I just learnt how to make sauce at home:)

Pavani N February 3, 2015 at 1:53 AM  

Oh man, that is one decadent and sinful sauce. Looks amazing.

Suma Gandlur February 3, 2015 at 8:17 AM  

Seems like a decadent and versatile sauce.

Jayanthi February 3, 2015 at 11:50 AM  

Who will say no to chocolate.....they sauce is looking delish and very tempting.

Archana Potdar February 5, 2015 at 6:43 PM  

How come I missed this post, sorry delicious post?

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