Chilli lava cake
Who would think one can make a dessert using a green chilli? Chef Gautam Mehrishi shows you how to make a Chilli Lava Cake in this episode of 100% Veg. Treat yourself with this sweet and spicy combination of cake.
Chilli lava cake

- 1

Cooking Time

-10 Min


- Easy

Preparation Time

- 10-12 Min


  • For Chilli Lava Cake: 1½ cup self-rising flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 green chilli
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 5 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp vanilla sugar
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar
  • ½ cup chopped dark chocolate
  • milk
  • black pepper powder


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Chilli lava cake: In a bowl add refined flour, baking soda, baking powder, cracked green chilli and milk.
  2. 2

    Add butter and mix it.
  3. 3

    Add vanilla sugar, castor sugar, chopped dark chocolate, milk and prepare a batter.
  4. 4

    Add grated dark chocolate and mix it well.
  5. 5

    To the bowls brush butter, add the batter.
  6. 6

    In a baking tray add water and place the bowls in it.
  7. 7

    Bake in it an oven at 180' C for 5 minutes.
  8. 8

    Heat a green chilli over a gas stove and coat it with chocolate.
  9. 9

    To garnish add chocolate, green chilli, black pepper powder and Chilli lava cake is ready to serve.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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