How Do You Make Fresh Homemade Paneer Spiced With Coriander Leaves And Dried Red Chili Bits?
Paneer is a mild form of Indian Cheese, usually made from fresh whole milk. It is an un-aged, non-melting Cheese, with a firm texture that can withstand prolonged cooking times and still have the ability to retain its shape and texture. It is not surprising that India is the largest producer of Milk in the world, and Paneer remains the most common form of Cheese, used in various regional cuisines. The use of Paneer in curries is more common in Northern India, were it is made as Palak (Spinach) Paneer, Matar (Green Peas) Paneer and so on. Paneer is Eastern Indian is known as Sana in Orissa, Chhana in Assam and Chhena in Bengal, were it is made into Desserts like Rasagulla, Ras-Malai to name a few. The big difference between Paneer, made for Curries and Sweets is in it’s retention of moisture. Paneer for curries is pressed and for sweets is drained, so that some moisture is retained, which makes for a soft, malleable consistency. Although you can buy Paneer at any Indian grocery store, m