Used predominantly in Indian cuisine, the origin of paneer otherwise known as the cottage cheese can be traced back to Persia. It is very common in South Asia, particularly in the subcontinent. Made easily at home, paneer is created by simply curdling hot milk with any kind of food-based acid such as lemon juice or vinegar. Learn how to make paneer at home. Click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2 of the series.
As appetizers, turn the humble paneer into two fancy-looking and tasty dishes.
Paneer stuffed papad rolls
Cottage cheese cutlets
Turn leftover paneer into a light and healthy snack with this quick and easy recipe: Quick Paneer Bhurji
For lunch and dinner, whip up these paneer dishes with a twist: Charmoula paneer steaks
Paneer n Cheese Roll
Try these simple recipes at home, and let us know how it turned out in the comments section below.