How to Make Paneer

Step by step instructions on how to make Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) at home!

Making paneer at home is easier than you think!

 

Paneer, the most famous Indian vegetable which actually is not a vegetable yet 5 out of the 10 options on the vegetarian menu in an Indian restaurant will have paneer on it.

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Vegan Potato Curry (Instant Pot)

Packed with flavors, this Vegan Potato Curry is made in the Instant Pot and makes a delicious meal for busy days!

Coconut milk gives this curry a mild sweet flavor which pairs beautifully with the spices.

If you love all the Instant Pot vegetarian/vegan recipes that I share on the blog, please join me on this Facebook Group – Instant Pot Vegetarian Recipes. The group would feature vegetarian instant pot recipes from all around...

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Matar Pulao (Peas Pulao)

Basmati Rice cooked with green peas and whole spices, this Matar Pulao pairs well with any curry, yogurt or dal.

It’s also vegan and gluten-free.

Indians love their rice, irrespective of which part of the country they belong to. If you are from India, chances are that you cannot do without eating rice at least once a week.

I am a slightly different Indian in this context. I come from a family where rice was made...

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Sambar – How to make Sambar

Sambar – south Indian lentil stew made with vegetables, lentils and a special blend of spices.

It’s best enjoyed with rice, idli or dosa. Don’t let the list of ingredients intimidate you, it’s actually easy to put together!

When we eat South Indian food in restaurants, my focus is always more on the sambar and chutneys than the idli and...

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Badam Milk

Refreshing Badam Milk is a popular Indian drink made with milk and fresh almond paste.

It’s usually flavored with cardamom and saffron making it an aromatic & flavorful drink!

My homemade version also has some rose water to make it more exotic!

I am not much of a milk fan. In fact, when I was little I used to hate it. Mom would do everything she could to make me drink milk but I would always...

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Vegan Mushroom White Lasagna Soup (Instant Pot)

Creamy Vegan Mushroom White Lasagna Soup made in the Instant Pot!

Imagine all the creamy flavors of a white lasagna but in a more convenient soup form and made in one pot! This soup is super comforting and makes a great filling meal for the family.

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Thai Basil Eggplant

Vegan and gluten-free Thai Basil Eggplant is one of my favorite ways to enjoy eggplant!

Pair it with rice or noodles for a delicious meal.

I have always been an eggplant fan. I enjoy it in every way and form. Obviously, I love my baingan bharta but I also love borani banjan (afghani recipe) or eggplant parmesan!

Basically, I am a fan!

Another cuisine where I enjoy eggplant is Thai. I am a big fan of Thai cuisine...

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Instant Pot Vegan Makhani Sauce

Creamy Vegan Makhani Sauce made in the Instant Pot!

This one pot sauce is versatile and can be paired with your choice of veggies, chickpeas, tofu for a creamy curry.

Serve over rice or with naan for a delicious meal!

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Kashmiri Dum Aloo

Baby potatoes curry spiced with fennel, ginger and whole spices, Kashmiri Dum Aloo is a delicious way to enjoy potatoes in a new flavor!

If you are tired of eating the same old potato curry, then give this recipe a try! Pairs well with rice or any flatbread.

Dum aloo is a spicy curry usually made with baby potatoes and widely popular in India. Now there are many ways to make it but one of the most famous one is “Kashmiri Dum Aloo” originating from the state of Jammu & Kashmir and hence...

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Moong Dal Tadka

Simple and comforting Moong Dal Tadka.

This is one of the simplest Indian dals made with split petite yellow lentils.

A tempering (tadka) of cumin seeds, mustard seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves makes this a flavorful & comforting dish!

Of all the dals that I grew up eating at home on a regular basis, moong dal was probably everyone’s least favorite.

Most people consider it as bland and in fact we used to eat...

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Instant Pot Aloo Mushroom Masala

Aloo Mushroom Masala – one pot, easy & creamy curry made with potatoes & mushrooms.

It is wonderfully spiced, flavorful and makes a great vegan and gluten-free meal.

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Vegan Thai Green Curry

Easy Vegan Thai Green Curry- so creamy, so flavorful and gets done in less than 30 minutes!

Serve it over brown rice for a hearty meal! It’s also gluten-free.

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Thai curries are my some of my favorite things to eat.

I order them when we eat at...

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