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Hung Yogurt Cream Cheese

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Ingredients
  Yogurt 2 Quart (1 Liter)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Use a clean and damp double layered cheese cloth or a kitchen towel to line a colander.

MAKING
2. Pour the yogurt into the lined colander.
3. Make a bag by gathering the ends of the cloth and tie securely with kitchen string.
4. Drain the yogurt by hanging the bag from the kitchen faucet over a container and leave for at least 6 hours or preferably overnight.
5. Empty the cheese in a container and refrigerate.

SERVING
6. Use the cheese as required in cooking.

TIP
Save the whey from hanging the yogurt, that collects in the container and use in baking breads or boiling rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Method: 
Extracted
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk Product
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1154 Calories from Fat 541

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g94.6%

Saturated Fat 39.7 g198.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 246 mg82%

Sodium 870.2 mg36.3%

Total Carbohydrates 88 g29.4%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 88.2 g

Protein 66 g131.3%

Vitamin A 37.5% Vitamin C 15.8%

Calcium 228.9% Iron 5.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Hung Yogurt Cream Cheese Recipe