Vegetable Cheese Cake

Vegetable Cheese Cake

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 45 minutes

Cook: 1 hour

Method: Moderate

Course: Snack

Type: Fusion

A rich cheese cake made with healthy vegetables


  • Carrots, finely chopped 1 cup
  • Bottle gourd, grated 1 cup
  • Butter 2 tbsps + to grease
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Onions, finely chopped 1 cup
  • Garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped 1 tbsp
  • Refined flour 3 tbsps
  • Salt to taste
  • Black peppercorns, crushed ½ tsp
  • Fresh oregano sprigs a few
  • Fresh basil leaves a few
  • Mozzarella cheese, grated 1 cup
  • Processed cheese, grated ½ cup
  • Eggs 4
  • Dried breadcrumbs 2 tbsps


  • Preheat the oven to 190º C.
  • Heat butter and oil in a non-stick pan till the butter melts. Add onions and saute till they turn a light golden.
  • Add garlic, carrots and bottle gourd and mix well and saute for 2 minutes. Add coriander leaves and mix well and saute for 2 minutes. Add refined flour and mix well and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Tear oregano sprigs and basil leaves and add and mix well. Cook till all the moisture dries up. Add juice of 1 lemon and mix and set aside to cool.
  • Take mozzarella cheese and processed cheese in a mixing bowl. Break the eggs into the bowl and mix well with an electric egg beater. Add the vegetable mixture and mix with a wooden spoon.
  • Grease a cake tin with some butter and sprinkle some breadcrumbs evenly at the base and sides of the dish.
  • Pour the prepared mixture into it and tap the cake tin lightly. Sprinkle some mozzarella cheese on the top. Keep the cake tin in the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes. Reduce the temperature of the oven to 170º C and cook for further 10 minutes. Prick the cake with a knife or fork, if it comes out clean it means the cake is done.
  • Take the cake tin out of the oven and let it cool for 5-10 minutes.
  • To demould gently dislodge the sides with a knife, keep a plate over the cake tin and flip so that the cake is upturned on the plate. Keep another plate over the upturned cake and flip again. Cut into wedges and serve warm.