This cookbook lists 1000 Paneer curries, greatly simplified, so that a first time cook can easily cook them. 10 different types of paneer is combined with ten different bases and 10 different flavouring techniques to create a thousand different recipes.
The Paneer types :
This column lists the 10 different ways types of ‘paneer’ as listed below :
0.: Plain Paneer can be used in many curries, but it has the tendency to fall apart on prolonged cooking.
1.: Crumbled Paneer is used in dry or gravy based curries called Burjis
2.: Stir fried Paneer holds its shape well on cooking.
3.: Achari Paneer is paneer marinated in a spicy pickle. This is then used in a curry.
4.: Marinated Paneer is paneer soaked in the basic marinade of yogurt and spices for an hour or more.
5.: Flavoured Paneer is paneer prepared with a variety of flavouring agents. Please see the 10 Panner recipes cookbook for preparation details.
6.: Exotic Paneer is made from a variety of milk from other mammals.
7.: Tofu is made by curdling soya milk . A variety of tofu is available and firm tofu can be used in place of paneer.
8.: Grilled/ deep fried Paneer, with its crunchy exterior and a soft interior, provides the curry with an interesting texture.
9.: You can also experiment by using any non melting cheese ( like the halloumi or the hispanic cheeses like queso panela, Queso Manchego etc). You can also use any combination of the above types of paneer.
For explanation of bases and flavouring techniques, please see 100 Paneer recipes.
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