Paneer is not only tasty but also healthy. It can be made easily at home using just two ingredients.
BENEFITS OF PANEER ( COTTAGE CHEESE)
The yummy, as well as nutritious paneer, has a lot of health benefits. It is rich in calcium so it aids in stronger bones and teeth. It contains protein to keep you full for long, make sure you use low-fat milk to make your paneer for weight loss. It also contains magnesium to strengthens the immune system and also aids in healthy digestion. READ MORE – 5 BEST CHIA PUDDING RECIPES
You will need –
- Milk – 2 liter
- Lemon juice – 4 tbsp
To make – In a saucepan add your milk and bring it to a boil on medium flame. When the milk just starts to boil add in the lemon juice and turn off the flame. Stir in the lemon juice gently and wait for the milk to curdle.
If the milk hasn’t curdled then add in 1 tbsp extra lemon juice. Once the milk is curdled and the liquid whey is separated, the next part is to strain it.
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Place a strainer over the bowl and add in a muslin cloth or a thin towel. Stain the liquid and collect the curd. Pour cold water over the curd to remove any lemon taste.
Squeeze out all the water by twisting the muslin cloth as much as possible. Keep a heavy object on top of the cloth to drain all the water and set the paneer for 30 mins. Once the paneer is set, remove and cut it into cubes.
Use the paneer in your cooking to make delicious dishes.
Tips – For softer and creamy paneer you can add fresh cream along with the milk. If you into weight loss then use low-fat milk to make your paneer. READ MORE – 6 Best Weight loss Breakfast Recipes with Oats