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1407 paneer recipes


Last Updated : Sep 12,2018





What is Paneer ?

Paneer is a type of fresh cheese that is believed to have originated in the Indian sub-continent. Also known as cottage cheese, it is used widely in Indian, oriental, continental, Persian and other cuisines. Its captivating succulence, soothingly fresh taste, and versatile absorption of flavors make it a brilliant addition to any recipe.

Be it a soft milky dessert, a refreshing salad, a flavorful subzi, pulao, roti or any other paneer creation, the secret of its success can be attributed to the quality of the paneer used. For this reason many people prefer to make their own paneer at home, even though it is readily available in supermarkets under varied brands. Homemade paneer is also easy to make, so why not give it a try?

How to make homemade paneer

1. First boil milk.
2. While it is still boiling, add some lemon juice to it gradually.
3. Turn off the flame and wait for a few minutes. You will see the milk curdling.
4. Once the milk has curdled, strain out the whey water using a muslin cloth. What remains on the cloth is crumbled paneer.
5. If you want solid paneer, place the paneer in the muslin cloth into a 125 mm. (5”) paneer mould or any other mould and press it with a lid.
6. After an hour, you can use the paneer, cubed or grated.

You can use the following two foolproof recipes to make perfect homemade paneer:
1. Made with Cow’s milk.
2. Made with Buffalo Milk Paneer

7 Tips to make perfect Paneer at home

1. Make sure you boil the milk well in a big, deep non-stick pan.
2. You must add the lemon juice when the milk is boiling or else it will not curdle well.
3. If you feel the paneer has not curdled sufficiently, turn on the flame and boil the milk for a minute or two more, stirring occasionally.
4. The milk has to curdle really well to get soft paneer
5. Once curdled, make sure you drain the water completely. You can even tie the paneer in a muslin cloth and hang it up for a little while to let the water drain completely.
6. To make perfect cubes of the paneer, you need the paneer mould or paneer press, which is readily available in all utensil shops. This will help you get a perfect shape and uniform thickness.
7. Always put a weight on the paneer once you have removed the excess water and shaped it using a paneer making vessel. You can use jugs or bowls filled with water to apply the required pressure on the paneer to compress it into a solid.

Paneer is good for you When a tasty ingredient is also found to be good for our health, it becomes a doubly delightful, guilt-free treat! Indeed, paneer offers a host of health benefits.
 

  4 reasons why Paneer is good for you?
1. Rich in Calcium, Paneer is good for our bones
2. It is a great source of Protein for vegetarians
3. Paneer has loads of Phosphorus, which helps build healthy bones and teeth.
4. It is also a good source of Vitamin A, which is important for healthy vision and cell growth.

It is not surprising then that paneer is so widely used in Indian cuisine. It is used to make not just parathas and subzis but also mouth-watering Indian desserts like kheer. It is also a delectable and attractive addition to soups, salads and stir-fries. Use a melon scooper to make round balls of paneer and add it to your salads to make it look tantalizing! In Punjab, where dairy products abound, paneer is used as such or combined with other ingredients to make delicious dishes like Paneer Paratha and Paneer Kulcha. Tongue-tickling Paneer Bhurji and lusciously rich Paneer Makhani are classic and timeless treats that are much-loved dishes in India, and will be enjoyed by many more generations to come! 

 

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Green Peas, Potato and Paneer Cutlet
Recipe# 1507
23 Sep 13

 by Tarla Dalal
Green peas, potato and paneer cutlet is an elaborate recipe, but not difficult to make. It involves making paneer mixture, potato mixture and a green peas mixture—all of which is to be be mixed well and deep-fried. You need to set aside a bit of time to make it, but it is definitely worth doing so. ....
Paneer Makhmali
Recipe# 4320
12 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
This aromatic subzi gets its characteristic green colour and fresh flavour from a marinade of coriander, mint and green chillies. The addition of cashews and curds to the marinade imparts a rich flavour and creamy texture to the paneer, giving this subzi a luxurious feel. Like most preparations of p ....
Badami Paneer
Recipe# 22498
10 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Finger-licking fare, this truly is! Succulent cubes of cottage cheese are cooked in a luxurious paste of almonds and onions, along with a horde of spice powders that add a lot of zing to this intensely rich dish. Although the almond paste seems similar to the cashew-onion paste that is used in ....
Paneer 65, Indian Starter
Recipe# 42121
10 Sep 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
Paneer 65 is one of the most popular starters in Indian restaurants. It is especially popular in South India, where it is available even in small eateries in remote areas. This is a peppy snack or starter, with an unmistakeable Oriental influence. Marinated and ....
Cabbage and Paneer Rolls
Recipe# 1607
31 Aug 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
One of the wondrous snacks from Oriental cuisine, the Cabbage and Paneer Roll is a sumptuous treat with a peppy flavour. The crunch of grated cabbage and spring onions together with the succulence of crumbled paneer gives these rolls an awesome mouth-feel, while a dash of hot chilli sauce gives it a ....
Kadai Paneer Subzi
Recipe# 58
28 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Treat yourself to this fine subzi, made in traditional kadai paneer style, spiced up with an assortment of spices and pastes. The addition of dried fenugreek leaves gives the Kadai Paneer Subzi its characteristic taste, while capsicum and tomatoes complement the paneer well in texture, flavour a ....
Rose Barfi
Recipe# 8692
23 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Rose, whether as a fragrance or a flavour, emanates a sense of coolness! Naturally, this mouth-melting Rose Barfi is also a chilled dessert, which needs to be refrigerated before serving. This mithai has the power to melt the hardest heart, because it combines the creaminess of paneer and mava with ....
Tandoori Paneer Tikka
Recipe# 32950
14 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
A party without tandoori party starters is truly incomplete! And of all such starters, the Tandoori Paneer Tikka is especially popular. The perfect blend of spices and smoky flavour of the marinated a ....
Chilli Paneer
Recipe# 4127
13 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
The traditionally non-vegetarian dish viz. Chilli chicken is modified for vegetarians. This melt in the mouth starter flavoured with all the ethnic chinese flavours is an all time favourite that is really easy to prepare. Serve it as a starter or even as accompaniment for your main meal.
Cottage Cheese Balls in Tomato Sauce with Herbed Spaghetti
Recipe# 2462
11 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Think of this dish as three tasty units placed together with the sheer motive of delighting the diner! Flavourful and succulent cottage cheese balls; tangy tongue-tickling tomato sauce; and perfectly cooked, herbed spaghetti... each of these is as perfect as can be, whether in terms of flavour, ....
Paneer Methi Chaman ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables)
Recipe# 32782
09 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Loads of greens are combined with paneer and punjabi spices to form this brilliant creation. Using both kasuri methi and fresh methi in this dish, imparts an unbeatable flavour.
Palak Paneer, How To Make Homemade Palak Paneer Recipe
Recipe# 30899
02 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Many of the best loved vegetarian Punjabi dishes are the ones where paneer is combined with a vegetable. Paneer is widely used and very popular in Punjab due to the abundance of milk and milk products in the area. This combination of spinach and paneer is no ....
Whey Soup ( Calcium Rich Recipe )
Recipe# 35065
03 Aug 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
Don’t discard the whey the next time you make paneer. This liquid is a great source of protein , vitamins and minerals. A soup make from whey with chunks of calcium -laden ....
Mixed Sprouts and Chana Dal Tikki
Recipe# 32764
30 Jul 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
Main highlight of this recipe is use of chana dal, masoor dal and mixed sprouts. These are considered to be high in protein, but addition of Paneer improves the quality of the protein. Also use of pulses makes this recipe high in fibre and iron….Serve it immediately with lovely green chutney and se ....
Spinach and Paneer Paratha
Recipe# 1476
26 Jul 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
With the refreshing green hue of spinach, these paneer and spinach parathas look and taste good! While spinach adds its goodness to the dough, a successful duo of cauliflower and paneer perked up with coriander, green chillies and ginger work their magic in the filling!
Crunchy Paneer Rolls
Recipe# 32931
03 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Yummy inside and yummy outside, this dish is tasty through and through! The Crunchy Paneer Rolls are made with the right mix of paneer and potatoes flavoured with spice powders and pastes, and deep-fried with a batter coating. An innovative idea that adds to the crunchiness of this snack is to roll ....
Cabbage and Paneer Grilled Sandwich
Recipe# 5223
19 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Although both cabbage and paneer are bland ingredients, the hints of green chillies and coriander lace it with an enticing flavour, and the overall effect is rather pleasing to the palate. When had with a bowl of hot Spicy Tomato Soup , ....
Cabbage and Paneer Parathas ( Jain Recipe)
Recipe# 7561
16 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Parathas just got more interesting. An unusual combination of cabbage and paneer for the filling adds a novelty value to this dish!
Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)
Recipe# 35022
16 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
The Broccoli and Paneer Tikki is a simple yet innovative starter that’ll brace the tummy for an exciting meal! Featuring a healthy blend of ingredients like antioxidant-rich broccoli, calcium-rich paneer a ....
Green Pea Pulao with Paneer Koftas
Recipe# 1547
25 May 16

 
by Tarla Dalal
Green pea pulao with paneer koftas is a luxurious Mughlai -style pulao, which is marked not just by the mix-and-match colours of green peas and apricots, but also the splendid paneer koftas that are tossed into the rice! The fragrance of saffron and other spices ....
Quick Kalakand
Recipe# 1989
01 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Kalakand is an all-time favourite that has stood the test of time and tide! From its origins in northern India, its popularity has become pan Indian – why global too, as it is not uncommon to find this luscious, milky mithai in Indian stores across the world. Here is a Quick Kalakand, which wi ....
Mexican Cheese Fajita, Veg Fajita
Recipe# 1266
09 Jul 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
A snack that is sure to make you drool, the Mexican Cheese Fajita combines the best of everything – wrap, spread and filling! Here, tortillas are lined with creamy guacamole and juicy green salsa, and stuffed with a mouth-watering paneer mixture. The paneer filling combines cottage cheese with c ....
Paneer Masoor Paratha
Recipe# 1987
13 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
There is something very homely about this Paneer Masoor Paratha. Perhaps it is the satisfying, One Dish Meals feel, or the use of traditional ingredients which makes it seem so. In this lovely dish, wholesome whole wheat flour parathas are stuf ....
Crepes Mexicana
Recipe# 1268
07 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Easy but awesome – that describes this baked dish best of all. This unique creation features crepes with a Mexican filling. A flavourful and succulent cottage cheese mixture joins hands with chunky uncooked salsa and mealy refried beans to make a fabulous fill ....
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