Paneer Making Made Easier Recipe Video

Paneer is an indian cottage cheese which is very tasty when made properly ( could be very bland if not made properly ) and is used in a large number of dishes - and for making russogollas ( a bengali sweet ). Here is how to make it

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings2
CuisineVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group,

Ingredients

 Milk1 Liter, 3% fat.
 Water250 Milliliter
 Citric acid1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 301 Calories from Fat 146

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25%

Saturated Fat 9.3 g46.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 50 mg

Sodium 200 mg8.3%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g8.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.01 g0.04%

Sugars 26.4 g

Protein 16 g32.2%

Vitamin A 10.2% Vitamin C 1.9%

Calcium 56.5% Iron 0.84%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In vessel, heat milk.
2. In a tumbler, pour water, add citric acid and mix, pour this mixture into the milk.
3. Continue to heat milk until it completely splits, turn off the flame and allow to sit for few minutes.
4. Using a tea strainer, remove the excess water. Put a weight on the paneer, leave for about 1 hour.

SERVING
5. Cut into cubes. It can be served raw or used in preparation of any delicacy.

Editors Review

How many times have you tried making paneer at home and landed up with a rubbery mass having a limey taste and smell? It is because most of us are not able to get satisfactory results that we prefer to buy the ready paneer from the market, even though it is so expensive. Watch this video to learn some tips on how to make pretty soft and creamy paneer that almost matches the one available at a good dairy. It is a must watch for budget cooks.
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