Dosas with Whey( left from making paneer) or buttermilk/coconut milk….

What do you do with the whey left over from making paneer or homemade cheese?

Make Dosas !

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Grains – Rice, Chia, 7 grain cereal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can buy the flours or make your own. I like to grind my own. Today I am grinding brown rice, 7 grain cereal & chia seeds to prepare my flour blend.

Here are the ingredients….
3 cups of whey ( or 2 cups of buttermilk\ coconut milk blended 1 cup of water)
1 cup rice flour
1 cup semolina/ quinoa/ 7 grain cereal flour
2 TBSP Chia seeds
a pinch of baking soda…
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The whey is rich in protein and can be used in soups and well… dosas “Indian Crepes” The greenish white color of the whey looks suspiciously like lemonade but it doesn’t taste like it. Continue reading “Dosas with Whey( left from making paneer) or buttermilk/coconut milk….”

Making Paneer ( cheese)

The other day, I was making paneer and didn’t have enough lemons, so I substituted some Oranges instead, the results were simply Orangelicious.

Fresh concoction of orange and lemon juice
Fresh concoction of orange and lemon juice

Paneer is the king/queen of North Indian vegetarian cooking. It was apparent to me, when I was in Delhi for a cousin’s wedding, many years ago. The appetizers comprised three kinds of crispy paneer items, then the main meal had three dishes soley dedicated to paneer, a dry paneer dish with peas, a soupy dish of paneer and potatoes and another paneer dish with cashews.

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