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Which is better paneer or cheese?
A 100g serving of cheese contains 18g of protein, while the same amount of paneer contains 11g of protein. Though both can be considered great sources of protein (both are better than milk), cheese should be your choice when it comes to bodybuilding and weight gain.
What cheese can replace paneer?
If you don't have the time or inclination to make your own cheese, you can buy paneer at Indian grocery stores, or substitute farmer's cheese, ricotta salata, or tofu (the latter makes the recipe vegan).
What is paneer cheese used for?
Paneer is very popular in Indian dishes, since it is a great source of protein for vegetarians. While it is often cooked into curries, it can also be grilled and served on kabobs or in sandwiches. And like ricotta, mascarpone and cream cheese, paneer also makes for a great dessert ingredient. How do you use paneer?