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How To Make Instant Paneer, Cottage Cheese, Paneer Bhurji


It's the instant cooking magic that continues to bewitch me every day. Take my word for it - you will never be disappointed if you try out the paneer recipe.  Think of 5-min paneer or say 7-min rasogollah! What about 5-minute biryani? Of course, how could we miss the instant Mysore Pak? Yes, how can I forget to talk about the 5-min moong halwa and 5-min ghee?  Well, sound like music to your ears, right?
paneer instant easy


Music and magic it is!

So are you ready to do this for yourself, your present family, and your future generations, not to mention, your guests and followers?

I am in for this already.

So, let's get started with the simplest, quickest, instant paneer recipes - say, quick paneer!
one pot one shot instant paneer in 5mins


Ingredients for Making Instant Paneer

500-ml milk (I use skimmed milk as well- you may use either skimmed or cow's milk or full-fat milk) - for a 3-liter PC, you can use up to 1 liter milk
1/4th cup- curd (for 1-liter milk, you may want to use 1/2 cup curd)
1 tsp- vinegar or lime juice (optional)

Procedure: How To Make Paneer in 5 mins

You need a 2 or 3-liter pressure cooker for this. No instant recipes should be tried in any cooker of a bigger capacity, please.
Take a 2 or 3-liter pressure cooker.
Add milk to it.
Next, pour in curd.
Immediately add lime juice or vinegar. I usually do not add this.
Cover with lid and weight on.
Cook on high for 2 whistles.
Immediately release pressure.
Open the cooker to see magic! Yes, the instant paneer magic is ready to bewitch you.
Remove and strain using a tea strainer or any other siever. Wash the paneer.
Press the paneer with a heavyweight. I kept it in a big strainer and pressed it with chakli (my roti rolling base).
Keep it pressed for at least 30-45 mins.
Cut paneer into pieces and enjoy your meals.
Turn instant paneer into rasogollah or rasmalai or any meal.

Isn't one pot one shot easy? If you try out the one pot one shot technique, you will never look back!
Easy, quick, and colorful :)

Paneer Bhurji

aloo paneer bhurji 

Instant Paneer Bhurji (Lovely colors & awesome flavors) One fuss-free recipe that you want to try out anytime is paneer bhurji. The implementation of one pot one shot is all you need to prepare aloo paneer bhurji in an instant.
The layering goes like this:
1 tbsp oil +1/2 tsp water
1 onion chopped and 1 potato chopped small
Ginger-garlic paste on top of onions (I did not have tomatoes in stock)
Paneer cubes
Salt, turmeric, garam masala, red chilly powder
2 whistles - open, mix, and you are good to go with the yummiest paneer bhurji ever!



Comments

  1. Brilliant. I will try today only. but Pc will throwback milk on whistle I doubt.

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    1. Worry not! It won't be much! Do try out this instant OPOS paneer recipe today and leave your feedback.

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  2. Perfect! I tried it yesterday and it turned out pretty well. The entire process took me not more than 5mins. Happy with the results

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    1. Wow! I am so happy that you got the best result. Thank you for trying :) Stay tuned for more such breezy recipes. OPOS rasogollah and rasmalai coming up next.

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    2. I'm looking forward for the rasmalai recipe

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    3. I have posted OPOS rasgulla and would go next for the rasmalai recipe. Check the recipe here: http://www.mercuryimp.com/2016/08/sponge-rasogollah.html

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  3. Such a useful share Ravneet ! Thanks for introducing us to so many one shot one pot technique recipes

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  4. Tried this method today Ravneet, it was super duper easy, thank you!

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  6. The financially arranged cottage cheese, nonetheless, are produced using curds that were readied utilizing skim drain or other drain items that are low in fat.cottage cheese maken

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  7. Ravneet, have you tried boiling milk in pressure cooker ?

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    1. Hello dear, I make instant masala tea in pressure cooker, and you can prepare masala/flavored milk too following opos. However, I have not done so yet. You will need to follow PIP method to boil milk in cooker.

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  8. how much paneer we get from 1/2 litres of milk??

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