Paneer is the most common Indian form of cheese. It is a non-melting Farmer cheese that is similar to acid-set fresh mozzarella and queso blanco, except that it does not have salt added.
There are a number of paneer recipes in India. Paneer is considered as a food of celebration. So, the recipes using this Indian cottage cheeses is meant for some special occasions or celebrations, as well as are a treat for the family, from time to time. The recipes range from stuffed breads to curries to desserts.
Paneer is prepared by acidification of milk which results in curding. The excess water is removed and the solidified milk is pressed in a cloth. This is called paneer and is cut into various shapes as per the requirement. To prepare some delicious dishes, it can be used as cubes or grated or even mashed.