How to make Gruyere Cheese Souffle -

The taste of this delicate cheese soufflé will linger on long after you have eaten it.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Gruyere cheese (ग्रूयेर चीज़), Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Gruyere Cheese Souffle

Gruyere 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Gruyere Cheese Souffle Recipe

  • Gruyere cheese grated 75 grams

  • Butter 22 grams

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon

  • Warm milk 150 millilitres

  • Fresh cream ½ cup

  • Lemon juice 3-4 drops

  • Salt to taste

  • Mustard sauce grainy ½ teaspoon

  • Butter for greasing

  • Parmesan cheese powder for dusting

  • Egg yolks 4

  • Egg whites 6

  • cheese base


Step 1

To prepare cheese base, heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add flour and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add milk, mix and cook till it thickens.Add gruyere cheese, mix and cook till cheese melts.

Step 2

To prepare sour cream, take cream in a bowl and whisk. Add lemon juice and whisk. Add salt and mustard and whisk well. Refrigerate to chill.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 180º C.

Step 4

Grease ramekins with butter and dust with parmesan cheese powder.

Step 5

Take egg yolks in a bowl. Add 4 tablespoons cheese base and mix well.

Step 6

Take egg whites in a bowl and whisk with an electric beater till soft peaks appear. Add salt and whisk well.

Step 7

Add whisked egg whites to egg yolk-cheese base mixture and mix well.

Step 8

Pour the mixture into individual ramekin bowls till they are ¾ full. Place them on a baking tray.

Step 9

Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and pour some sour cream on top.

Step 10

Serve immediately.

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