Paneer (Cottage Cheese) Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Paneer (Cottage Cheese)

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"A special favorite with north Indians, paneer (cottage cheese), with its delicate milky flavor, is used all over India to make delicious dishes."

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Directions

  1. Heat milk in a heavy bottom pot over medium-high heat until boiling. Remove from heat and add vinegar. Stir a couple times until curds separate from whey, about 5 minutes.
  2. Line a colander with cheese cloth. Pour curds and whey through colander and drain. Wrap curds with cheesecloth and place a heavy pot fill with water over curds to press and drain completely, about 2 hours. Curds will form a soft disk.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 15 mins
  • READY IN 2 hrs 25 mins

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • To avoid sticking of the milk to the pan during the process of boiling, add two tablespoons warm water to the pan before pouring in the milk.
  • If you don't have a heavy-bottomed pan for boiling the milk, feel free to use the microwave.
  • Paneer cubes are extremely soft and should be cut at least half inch thick.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 293 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.1 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 15.9 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 15.7 g
  • 31%
  • Sodium
  • 195 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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