How To Make Flavored Paneer(स्वादिष्ट पनीर )–Indian Herbs Paneer–Party Starters–Cottage Cheese

Ingredients –

  • Whole milk –1 liter.
  • Lemon or vinegar.
  • Whole Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp.
  • Red chili flakes (as per your taste).
  • Salt to taste.
  • Chopped Garlic – 1 tbsp.
  • Chopped Coriander leaves/Mint leaves/Garlic leaves – 1 tbsp.

Method –

  1. Bring the milk to boil on medium heat.
  2. When milk comes to boil, switch off the heat.
  3. Add the lemon juice or vinegar and gently stir the milk.
  4. If the milk does not curdle within a short while, add little more vinegar.
  5. Add all ingredients into the curdle milk and mix well.
  6. Place Muslin or Cotton cloth over the container.
  7. Pour the curdle milk into the muslin cloth, drain all the water and squeeze off excess water.
  8. You can use this water later for preparation of  roti/chapati or paratha dough or in vegetable curries.
  9. Add little water to the paneer, while the paneer is still in the muslin cloth to wash away the lemon flavor.
  10. Keep the muslin cloth on a plate, place a heavy object on it for the paneer to set.
  11. Allow the paneer to set for about 20-25 minutes.
  12. After 20-25 minutes remove the cloth from the paneer and cut it to cubes.
  13. Flavored Paneer is ready Enjoy!!!

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