Low Fat Cream Cheese

Cream cheese is at the heart of many a mouth-watering dessert. While this base ingredient is usually made with full-fat milk and citric acid crystals, here we share a low-cal version made with low-fat milk and curds.

This Low-Fat Cream Cheese gives you the opportunity to create many snacks and desserts like pizzas and cheesecakes, at almost zero fat and very few calories. Dieter’s Pizza , Guilt Free Lemon Cheesecake , Fruits with Low Fat Cream Cheese , Nutritious Mini Pizza and Creamy Sun-dried Tomato and Herb Dip with Vegetable Strips are a few examples.

Low Fat Cream Cheese

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Low Fat Cream Cheese recipe - How to make Low Fat Cream Cheese

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     14Makes 14 tbsp
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4 1/2 cups low-fat milk , 99.7% fat-free
1 1/2 cups low-fat curds (dahi) , beaten

  1. Put the milk to boil in a deep non-stick pan, while stirring occasionally.
  2. When it starts boiling, switch off the flame and wait for 1 minute.
  3. Add the curds, while stirring gently and wait for 2 minutes and allow it to curdle.
  4. Once the milk has curdled, strain using a muslin cloth. Do not throw away the whey.
  5. Combine the paneer with ½ cup of whey in a mixer and blend till smooth.
  6. Use as required.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. The whey remaining after using at step 5 can be used to knead the paratha dough.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy30 cal
Protein3 g
Carbohydrates4.3 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium42.9 mg


Low-fat Cream Cheese
 on 11 Jun 15 03:55 PM

good idea of using this low cal recipe to make low cal desserts.. will definitely give it a try!