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Paneer (Cottage Cheese)  is good for teeth and bones. It is good source of rich protein, vitamin-B. It helps in making immune system strong and  very good for kids. It has Linoleic  fatty acid; which is good for heart. Using Paneer varieties of dishes can be made; which is loved by everyone. 

Ingredients


  •  Milk – 2 liter
  • Fresh lemon juice – 3/4 tbs
  • Ice cube/cold water
  • Cheese clothes/cotton handkerchief/Muslin cloth
  • Any heavy weight item like pressure cooker, mortar

Method


Step 1 – Take milk in large bowl and boil it

Step 2 – When milk starts boiling, add one cup of cold water to reduce temperature

Step 3 – Add lemon juice and stir it also reduce stove flame.When milk curdle completely then switch off the stove and add ice cube or ice cold water

Step 4 – Keep  strainer on top of bowl and cover with cloth then pour the curdled milk

Step 5 – Rinse curdled milk with cold water to remove the smell of lemon

Step 6 – Drain the water completely

Step 7 – Take another cloth and place this coagulated milk, wrap it tightly and Put heavyweight  item on top of it and keep it for 30 minutes

Step 8 –  After 30 minutes it will become in hard and block shape. Keep into freeze

Step 9 –  After two hours it’s ready to use and good to stay for 4-5 days

Notes


  • Always store paneer in the freeze wrapped in cloth
  • For flavored paneer, after step 6 choose any one of below option:
    • Add salt, roasted cumin and black pepper
    • Salt, red chili flake and coriander leaves
    • Salt and thyme

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Reblogged this on Heathers' Fresh Cooking and commented:
    I was so happy to find this! Very much like cottage cheese, but with an extra step!

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  2. Thank you for sharing this! You have a great site. I have bookmarked it and will visit a lot.

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