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Because an acid like vinegar or lemon juice is used to create the curds (rennet serves that purpose in most cheese), paneer retains its shape when heated.
Add rennet to remaining ¼ cup water and mix until dissolved.
Rennet rapidly converts milk into a cloudy gel by changing the structure of a milk protein called casein.
Remember, some vegetarians will not eat cheeses made with animal rennet.
With the help of rennet (an enzyme), the milk’s physical form changes from liquid to solid (which become curds).
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Origin and Etymology of rennet
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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