*Depending how salty your gravy is, you may need to add a little extra water to bring that saltiness down. If you add extra water, you'll need to add a pinch of cornstarch, as well, in order to keep a thicker consistency. Always, always, if you're going to add more cornstarch, whisk it together with liquid in a separate dish first to avoid lumps.HOW TO AVOID LUMPY GRAVYHere are a few tips to help prevent lumps in your gravy…
It's important to start by mixing together the cornstarch, water, and heavy whipping cream in a small small bowl or glass measuring cup. Whisking this together in the beginning will help prevent lumps in your gravy.
Use a whisk to stir your gravy while it's cooking. It’s pretty much a given that you may have a few lumps, but you can minimize them by whisking the gravy.
Also, there's no hurry. Take your time to avoid any lumps in your gravy.