How to make Cheese Souffle -

As light as air, this soufflé is simply delicious.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Gruyere cheese (ग्रूयेर चीज़), Egg whites (अंडों की सफेदी)

Cuisine : French

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Cheese Souffle

Cheese Souffle Recipe Card


Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheese Souffle Recipe

  • Gruyere cheese base 4 teaspoons

  • Egg whites 4

  • Butter for greasing

  • Salt a pinch

  • Cheese sauce as required

  • Chives thin strips as required

  • Crushed black peppercorns to sprinkle


Step 1

Grease individual glass bowls with some butter and refrigerate.

Step 2

Heat some water in a non-stick deep-pan. Place a steamer and cover.

Step 3

Take egg whites in a bowl. Add salt and whisk well with an electric beater till soft and fluffy. Add Gruyere cheese base and fold in well.

Step 4

Pour this mixture into the glass bowls. Place them in the steamer, cover and steam on low heat for 5-8 minutes. Remove from steam and demould.

Step 5

Place in individual serving bowls and pour some cheese sauce over. Garnish with chive strips and sprinkle some crushed peppercorns on top.

Step 6

Serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.