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Indian Desserts

This is a list of Indian sweets and desserts, also called mithai, a significant element in Indian cuisine. Many Indian desserts are fried foods made with sugar, milk or condensed milk. Ingredients and preferred types of dessert vary by region. In the eastern part of India, for example, most are based on milk products. Many are flavoured with almonds and pistachios, spiced with cardamon, nutmeg, cloves and black pepper, and decorated with nuts, or with gold or silver leaf.

Paneer Recipe

Paneer Recipes are an integral part of Indian cooking. Paneer is a versatile dairy product and is used in an assortment of Indian curries, snacks and many sweets.

Paneer is a type of fresh, soft cottage cheese native to the Indian subcontinent. It is made using food acids and the cheese is curdled and set with the help of lemon juice or vinegar. When lemon juice is mixed with hot milk, the acidity in the juice causes the milk to separate into curd and whey. Paneer is obtained by straining the curd. Although nothing can beat fresh homemade Paneer in a recipe, it can also be purchased in Indian stores.

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