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Soft and mild, paneer is a delicious fresh Indian cheese that is easily made at home with just a couple of simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. This low fat paneer is made with low fat milk, which means it has a lower fat content than regular paneer.

To make low fat paneer, boil low fat milk in a deep pan. When it starts boiling, add the vinegar gradually and stir it gently. Once the milk has curdled, strain using a muslin cloth and wash it thoroughly. For making firm low fat paneer cubes, place the paneer into the muslin cloth and put heavy weight on the paneer and keep aside for 30 minutes. After it sets, remove the paneer from the muslin cloth and cut into even sized cubes or grate it and use as required.

Low Fat Paneer (low fat cottage cheese) is rich in Calcium, Protein, Vitamin A, Magnesium, Phosphorus. Low fat paneer for weight loss can be used in a variety of dishes, such as sabzis, curries, stir-fries, and salads. It can also be eaten on its own as a snack or appetizer.

Even diabetics and cardiac patients who have been advised to restrict fat intake can opt for this homemade low fat paneer in prescribed quantities. It is low in carbs too, so it will metabolize quickly!

1 cup low fat paneer is made from 2 litres low fat milk and yields 700 calories, makes 250 grams and has 70 grams of protein and is 127% of the RDA. See calories for low fat paneer details.

1/2 cup Indian low fat cottage cheese for weight loss gives 35 grams of protein and is 350 calories.

pro tips to make low fat paneer: 1. You can use lemon juice or vinegar to make low fat paneer. Lemon juice and vinegar are both acidic substances that will curdle the milk. 2. Store the Indian low fat cottage cheese in an airtight container in the refrigerator. This will help to keep the paneer fresh for up to 3 days. It is very important to store it in enough water otherwise the discoloration happens and paneer gets spoilt. 3. Set the paneer for at least 30 minutes. This will remove the excess whey and give the paneer a firm texture. 4. Wash the chenna thoroughly to remove the acidic flavour. 5. Low fat paneer curdled using lemon has a mild zesty flavour which will be best used for making salad or stir fries.

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Low Fat Paneer ( How To Make Low Fat Paneer)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 cup paneer
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Ingredients

For Low Fat Paneer
2 ltrs low fat milk
2 tbsp vinegar
Method

For low fat paneer

    For low fat paneer
  1. To make low fat paneer, put the milk to boil in a deep pan, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Once boiled, add the vinegar gradually, while stirring it gently.
  3. Cook on medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Once the milk has curdled, strain using a muslin cloth.
  5. Wash the paneer thoroughly. This is crumbled paneer.
  6. To make solid paneer, place the paneer into the muslin cloth on a clean surface.
  7. Put heavy weight on the paneer and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove the low fat paneer from the muslin cloth and after 30 minutes, cut into even sized cubes or grate it and use as required.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. To store low fat paneer, place it in enough water in an air-tight container and keep refrigerated and use as require.

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what is low fat paneer made of?

  1. See the below image of list of ingredients for making low fat paneer.

how to make low fat paneer

  1. To make low fat paneer recipe | how to make low fat paneer at home | nutrition in low fat paneer | Indian low fat cottage cheese for weight loss | protein rich low fat paneer |   put 2 ltrs low fat milk to boil in a deep pan, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Once boiled, add the vinegar gradually. Keep stirring it gently.
  3. Cook on medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. The milk has curdled. 
  5. Strain using a muslin cloth.
  6. Wash the paneer thoroughly. This is crumbled paneer.
  7. Squeeze all the water.
  8. To make solid paneer, wrap the paneer into the muslin cloth on a clean surface.
  9. Put heavy weight on the paneer and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  10. Remove the low fat paneer from the muslin cloth and this is how it looks after 30 minutes.
  11. Immerse the paneer into enough water until you use it and store it in an air tight container for 3 days.
  12. Cut low fat paneer recipe | how to make low fat paneer at home | nutrition in low fat paneer | Indian low fat cottage cheese for weight loss | protein rich low fat paneer |  into even sized cubes or grate it and use as required.

pro tips to make low fat paneer

  1. You can use lemon juice or vinegar to make low fat paneer. Lemon juice and vinegar are both acidic substances that will curdle the milk.
  2. Store the paneer in an airtight container in the refrigerator. This will help to keep the paneer fresh for up to 3 days. It is very important to store it in enough water otherwise the discoloration happens and paneer gets spoilt.
  3. Set the paneer for at least 30 minutes. This will remove the excess whey and give the paneer a firm texture.
  4. Wash the chenna thoroughly to remove the acidic flavour.
  5. Low fat paneer curdled using lemon juice has a mild zesty flavours which will be best used for making salad or stir fries.
  6. This is the low fat milk we used to make low fat paneer. Note that different quality low fat milk gives different colour low fat cottage cheese
  7. If you do not immerse the paneer in water and keep it out for a long time then it will start loosing its colour.

how to use low fat paneer

  1. Low fat paneer can be used to make curries or sabzis like Paneer lababdar.
  2. Low fat paneer can be used to make salad like paneer tomato lettuce salad recipe .
  3. Low fat paneer can be used to make haelthy snacks like hara tawa paneer recipe .

benefits of low fat paneer

  1. Low Fat Paneer (low fat cottage cheese)  is rich in Calcium, Protein, Vitamin A, Magnesium, Phosphorus.
    1. Calcium.  See Calcium rich recipes : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults. 500% of RDA.
    2. Protein : Protein is required for managing the wear and tear of all cells of the body. Have protein rich Indian foods like paneer, curd, Greek yoghurt, tofu, almonds, sprouts, chana, rajma, chick peas, quinoa, buckwheat ). 127% of RDA.
    3. Vitamin A rich recipes, Beta Carotene : Vitamin A is crucial for healthy vision, cell growth and healthy skin. Sources of vitamin A include yellow-orange fruits and vegetables like carrots, mango, papaya, peach, tomatoes, pumpkin etc. and other vegetables like spinach, kale, fenugreek leaves, broccoli, capsicum etc. 104% of RDA.
    4. Magnesium : Magnesium is required for formation of bones and teeth. It helps in the metabolism of calcium and potassium. % of RDA. magnesium rich Indian foods like leafy vegetables (palak, broccoli, kale), pulses ( rajma, chawli, moong ), nuts (walnuts, almonds) , cereals ( jowar, bajra, whole wheat flour, dalia). 94% of RDA.
    5. Phosphorus Phosphorus works closely with calcium to build bones. 85% of RDA.


how much protein in 1 cup low fat paneer ?

  1. how much protein in 1 cup low fat paneer ? One cup low fat paneer (low fat cottage cheese ) has 70 grams of protein. 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup paneer cube
Energy700 cal
Protein70 g
Carbohydrates100 g
Fiber0 g
Fat2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1000 mg

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Low Fat Paneer ( How To Make Low Fat Paneer)
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 on 26 Feb 23 12:01 AM


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28 Feb 23 02:00 PM
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you so much for your kind words. 1 cup paneer is approx. 250 grams and made from 2 litres low fat milk. Please keep trying more recipes and sharing your comments with us.
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04 Aug 22 08:53 PM
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