Low Fat Paneer ( How To Make Low Fat Paneer)
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low fat paneer is one of the best vegetarian source of protein. Learn how to make low fat paneer at home.
One of the best advice for weight loss has been to increase protein intake while reducing the carbs from junk foods. Paneer is the best bet then. While one can opt for a full fat paneer, this low fat paneer for weight loss offers protein and calcium minus the excess calories and fats. You can make your choice between the two variants.
To make low fat paneer, put the milk to boil in a deep pan, while stirring occasionally. When it starts boiling, switch off the flame and wait for 1 minute. Add the curds, while stirring gently and wait for 2 minutes. Once the milk has curdled, strain using a muslin cloth. This is crumbled paneer. If you want solid paneer, place the paneer into the muslin cloth in a 125 mm. (5") paneer mould or any mould. Press it with a lid. Remove the paneer from the muslin cloth and after 1 hour, cut into even sized cubes or grate it and use as required.
This recipe yields 1 cup of grated, crumbled or cubed low fat paneer. The nutrition in low fat paneer is 157 calories, 15.2 g of protein and 0.5 g of fat in ½ cup. The calcium and phosphorus in this paneer will further aid in bone strengthening.
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!
Use freshly made low fat paneer to stuff pancakes, non-fried tikkis and even healthy parathas.
Tips for low fat paneer. 1. Using curds instead of lemon juice not only gives more amount of paneer comparatively but also renders it soft. 2. If the milk doesn’t curdle, add some more curd and wait for 2 minutes. 3. Use a muslin cloth only for straining and not a strainer.
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