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Paneer

Jul-23-2015
Ruchira Hoon
0 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Paneer RECIPE

A staple in most North Indian homes, paneer can easily be made in-house. The vegetarian households of India kind of live on paneer. Spicy or less spicy, starters or main dishes, easy to cook or elaborate ones, you can easily find a paneer recipe fitting into your requirements. Here at betterbutter.in, you will get simple instructions on how to make paneer recipes, especially the most popular ones. Paneer is quite easier to make at home, by curdling milk with a little of lemon juice or vinegar- thereby making it quite a feasible option for your daily menu. The list seems to be long enough to satisfy your cravings for a variety of dishes while counting the names of local paneer delicacies available in the entire country. Dip it in the Chinese flavors, sauté it with spices and the seasoned mayonnaise or toss it with the Desi Tadka like garam masala, cottage cheese blends perfectly in a variety of cuisines. As it is rich in fats, diabetes patients and those who have high cholesterol issues are safer with a little consumption. The high protein content of this diary derived product makes it the first refuge of those who are lactose intolerant, as milk is cut out of their list. The fiery paneer tikka or the mouth watering paneer butter masala, you can get the step by step recipe as your guide in the preparations of various paneer delicacies only at betterbutter.in. Also, the ingredient list and quick & easy to make homemade recipes are available here. In the ‘how to make columns,’ tips for serving the dishes in the multi-star restaurant style are featured at BetterButter.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • North Indian
  • Boiling
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 liter full fat milk
  2. 2 tblsp lemon juice
  3. 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. 1. Bring the milk to a rolling boil and then turn down to simmer.
  2. 2. Add lemon juice and salt and wait till the milk starts to curdle. Let it curdle till you can see a clear whey. Turn off the heat
  3. 3. Strain into a muslin cloth. Squeeze out as much water as possible. And let it hang for atleast 2 hours for the water to drip away.
  4. 4. Two hours later, use a flat stone to press it down and refrigerate your paneer for 30 minutes. Once chilled, cut the paneer into cubes and use as per the recipe

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Aruna Baghmar
Oct-09-2017
Aruna Baghmar   Oct-09-2017

Har Kisi kehte hain

Swati kamran
Sep-07-2017
Swati kamran   Sep-07-2017

But I make paneer with dahi not lemon juice, it taste different, try that too, dahi gives soft and sweet flavor to the paneer

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