How to make Cheese Swiss Fondue -

Fondue is a Swiss communal dish shared at the table in an earthenware pot over a small burner . A cheese mix in the pot is kept warm as a semi-liquid sauce into which diners use forks to dip bits of food, most often bread.

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Main Ingredients : Gruyere cheese (ग्रूयेर चीज़), Emmenthaler cheese (एमनटौल चीज़)

Cuisine : French

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cheese Swiss Fondue

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Difficult

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheese Swiss Fondue Recipe

  • Gruyere cheese grated 1 cup

  • Emmenthaler cheese grated 1 cup

  • Garlic halved 1 clove

  • Dry white wine plus 3 tablespoons 1/2 cup

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 tablespoon

  • Nutmeg powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • French bread a few piece


Step 1

Rub the inside of a pan with cut clove of garlic. Pour in wine and lemon juice and heat gently until bubbling.

Step 2

Reduce the heat to low and gradually stir in grated cheese. Continue to heat until cheese melts, stirring frequently.

Step 3

In a small bowl, blend cornstarch smoothly with three tablespoons of wine, then stir into cheese mixture and continue to cook, stirring constantly, for two to three minutes until mixture is thick and smooth.

Step 4

Mix in nutmeg powder. Do not allow fondue to boil. Take a fondue pot and pour in the sauce.

Step 5

Switch it on. To serve, fork up a piece of French bread on a fondue fork and dip into the fondue.

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