Kitchen tips : How to store paneer for a long time
In India, there are various mouth watering paneer dishes we can prepare from paneer.
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How to store paneer for a long time
Preserving Paneer for a longer time is the main challenge most people often face in the kitchen. If want to know how to do it properly without turning paneer hard and stale
then follow the below step by step instructions.
1. When you buy fresh paneer, first place the large paneer blocks on a plate.
2. Then wrap the paneer block with a slightly wet muslin cloth. It prevents the dryness of the paneer and keeps the moisture intact.
Note : If you want to use paneer later then re-wet the muslin clothes in every 6 hours.Because the refrigerator absorbs moisture, hence in this way, moisture is intact in the paneer and it remains fresh.
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How to store paneer without muslin cloth?
If you don’t have muslin cloth at your home then here is a quick kitchen hack to store paneer for some days. Check this out.
1. If you don’t have muslin cloth at your home then In this case take a large bowl and pour water in it, after that soak the paneer blocks completely in it.
2. Then cover the bowl with a lid and safely keep it in the refrigerator for at least 3 to 4 days.
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3. Just do one thing change the water on every alternative day to prevent the paneer from losing moisture and turning sour.
How to store packaged paneer
If you have store bought packaged paneer and are confused about how to store paneer for longer time , then we have simple kitchen tips which help you to keep paneer soft and spongy before cooking.
1. If you don’t want to use store bought packaged paneer immediately then keep it as it is in the freezer.
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2. When you are ready to cook paneer first cut them into small cubes then soak the paneer cubes in a lukewarm water for at least 15 mins.
3. In this way, your hard and rubbery packaged paneer becomes soft and spongy.These are the easy kitchen tips you can easily follow to store paneer.
So, have you tried this kitchen hack ?
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