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A soft unsalted and unripened cheese made from milk that is simmered, curdled using lemon juice, vinegar, yogurt, or a similarly acidic substance, and then drained and pressed in cheesecloth.

[Hindi and Urdu panīr, from Persian, ultimately from Old Iranian *pati-, against + *nī-, to churn butter; akin to Khotanese ñye, buttermilk, Sanskrit nītam, fresh butter, and Latvian (sviestu) nīt, to make (butter).]


(Cookery) a soft white cheese, used in Indian cookery
[C20: from Hindi panīr cheese]
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Paneer is a versatile ingredient that can be made into a variety of mouth-watering dishes like cutlets and tikkas.
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1 tbsp sunflower oil 225g paneer, cut into 3cm cubes 21/2 cm piece ginger, grated 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp ground coriander 1 green chilli, finely sliced 4 large ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped (or 1/2 400g can chopped tomatoes) 150g frozen peas 1 tsp garam masala Small pack coriander, roughly chopped Naan bread, roti or rice, to serve
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