Low Fat Paneer

Low Fat Paneer

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The low-fat version of paneer will definitely be a weight-watchers delight as it provides a healthier alternative to the high-fat version commonly available in the market. This recipe yields 1 cup of grated, crumbled or cubed paneer. For dieters, it opens up a whole new world of exciting recipes sans the guilt!

Low Fat Paneer recipe - How to make Low Fat Paneer

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 cup
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3 cups low-fat milk( 99.7% fat free)
1 1/2 cups low-fat curds , beaten

  1. Put the milk to boil in a deep 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.
  4. Once the milk has curdled, strain using a muslin cloth. This is crumbled paneer.
  5. If you want solid paneer, place the paneer into the muslin cloth in a 125 mm. (5") paneer mould or any mould. Press it with a lid.
  6. Remove the paneer from the muslin cloth and after 1 hour, cut into even sized cubes or grate it and use as required.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. To store paneer, place it in enough water in an air-tight container and keep refrigerated.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy315 cal
Protein31.5 g
Carbohydrates45 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium450 mg
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Low Fat Paneer
 on 14 Sep 20 04:00 PM

I did try this recipe using double toned milk and it turned out to be nice. I wanted to know the nutritional value of the paneer in terms of grams.
Tarla Dalal
21 Sep 20 08:07 AM
   Thank you for your feedback. 1 cup of paneer cubes is approx. 150 g.
Low-fat Paneer ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
 on 06 Jan 12 02:25 AM