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Homemade Paneer

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If you thought making paneer at home (Indian cheese) was tough, here is a step by step guide to making flavored paneer. You can now make your own paneer and cook all the delicious dishes Indian dishes you always wanted to.
Ingredients
  Milk 1 Liter
  Lemon juice/Vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds To Taste
  Pepper powder To Taste
  Dried mint leaves To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. To prepare the paneer, pour the milk into the pan. Bring the milk to a boil and simmer.
2. Start to slowly stir in the lemon juice or vinegar, about a tablespoonful at a time. The milk will begin to curdle. This is “curds and whey”.
3. Drain off the whey, keeping the curds.
4. Dump the curds out onto the cloth (it will be messy), wrap them up, and squeeze the cloth to get the whey out.
5. Fold the curds up in the cloth, then balance the big pot, full of cold water, on top cut after resting it for an hour and is ready to cook.

SERVING
6. Use as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Curdling
Ingredient: 
Paneer
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Subtitle: 
Indian Cottage Cheese
If you always wanted to prepare cottage cheese at home, then here is the recipe for you. In this video, famous Indian chef Sanjay shows you, how easily you can prepare paneer or cottage cheese in your own kitchen. He also shares some tricks to spice up the cottage cheese. Doesn't it sound interesting? It is a must watch for all paneer-lover people.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 103 Calories from Fat 49

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.4%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.7 mg5.6%

Sodium 67.7 mg2.8%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.14 g0.57%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 5 g11%

Vitamin A 3.8% Vitamin C 5.8%

Calcium 19.4% Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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