Known almost universally by its Indian name, paneer, this cheese is so easy and fast to make at home that Madhur Jaffrey is surprised more people do not do it. Think of it as Indian-style farmer cheese. Satisfying Vegetarian Recipes
The cheese can be wrapped in a damp towel and refrigerated for up to 24 hours.
Toasting whole spices releases their fragrance and intensifies their flavor. Even if you're using pre-ground spices, toasting them for 20 to 30 seconds in a pan on the stove while stirring constantly will make a difference.