Gruyere Cheese Souffle

The taste of this delicate cheese soufflé will linger on long after you have eaten it. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Gruyere Cheese Souffle
Main Ingredients Gruyere cheese, Butter
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Gruyere Cheese Souffle

  • 75 grams Gruyere cheese grated
  • 22 grams Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Refined flour (maida)
  • 150 millilitres Warm milk
  • ½ cup Fresh cream
  • 3-4 drops Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard sauce grainy
  • for greasing Butter
  • for dusting Parmesan cheese powder
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • 6 Egg whites
  • cheese base


  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.
  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.
  3. Preheat oven to 180º C.
  4. Grease ramekins with butter and dust with parmesan cheese powder.
  5. Take egg yolks in a bowl. Add 4 tablespoons cheese base and mix well.
  6. Take egg whites in a bowl and whisk with an electric beater till soft peaks appear. Add salt and whisk well.
  7. Add whisked egg whites to egg yolk-cheese base mixture and mix well.
  8. Pour the mixture into individual ramekin bowls till they are ¾ full. Place them on a baking tray.
  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.
  10. Serve immediately.