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American Biscuit and Gravy

- Submitted by Dahlia on 25th Aug 2008

(North American Biscuit with Sausage or Ground Meat Gravy)

Biscut & Gravey


For the Biscuits

  • All purpose flour - 2 cups
  • Baking soda - 3 tsp
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Cold Butter - 1 tblsp (diced)
  • Yogurt/Buttermilk - 1 cup

For the Gravy

  • Breakfast sausage/ any ground meat (Kheema) - 1/2 lb
  • Butter - 2 tbsp
  • All purpose flour - 4 tbsp
  • Cold milk - 3 cups
  • Salt and pepper - to taste


For the Biscuits

  1. Combine together the dry ingredients (flour, salt and baking soda).
  2. Add the butter, buttermilk/yogurt and knead the dough. (Do not over knead the dough. This will make the biscuits tough.)
  3. Pat and flatten the dough to a 1 " thick mass.
  4. Cut out biscuits using a biscuit cutter. 

    Biscut Gravey Preperation Steps

  5. Place them on a parchment paper on a baking tray and bake in a oven preheated to 400-degrees.
  6. Remove in 8-10 minutes when the biscuits are golden in color.

For the Gravy

  1. Heat a pan and saute the sausage/ground meat until it is cooked.
  2. Remove the sausage and add the butter to the same pan.
  3. Then add the flour a little at a time whisking constantly. Cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Now add the cold milk a little by little, whisking continuously.
  5. When the milk starts to thicken, add the sausage/ground meat back along with salt and pepper to taste.

Serving Suggestion

  • Cut the biscuit in half, pour the gravy over it and enjoy.

Biscut & Gravey

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Comments (4)

Person   ()
I mean vegetarian substitute. BTW you have a good collection of unique recipes. Thanks for sharing with us.
Person   ()
Thank you sudha. Hmm, I haven't tried vegetarian. According to my guess, soya granules would be a close substitute. Another option is finely chopped mushrooms.
Person   ()
I wish there were more pics of the biscuits being made. Also can u please suggest me any substitute for the sausage.
Person   ()
Hi Sudha, I'll try to upload more pics the next time I make it.

You can substitute sausage with any ground meat.

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Comment by Ananya Mishra

What vegetarian stuff can be used instead of ground meat/sausage ?

Reply :-
          The vegetarian alternative for ground meat would be soy granules.

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