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Does anyone know an alternative to Paneer to use in vegetarian kebabs?

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bradsmissus Tue 04-Aug-09 13:45:56

I can't get paneer anywhere. Have tried 3 supermarkets and a deli.

Is there anything similar? Would haloumi be similar?

claireybee Tue 04-Aug-09 13:46:40

Haloumi is better IMO

AbricotsSecs Tue 04-Aug-09 13:48:21

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MrsBadger Tue 04-Aug-09 13:48:31

halloumi is much better anyway

would have thought paneer was much too soft and cottage-cheesey to put ona stick

feta woul ddo at a pinch

It is very, very easy to make yourself, actually. I did it ages ago, can't find the recipe now but lots on Google.

But I think that the most similar cheese to it would be mozarella (not sure about how vegetarian that is re. rennet).

PortAndLemon Tue 04-Aug-09 13:49:11

Or you could probably get away with a firm tofu.

But would second everyone else that for a kebab, you can't beat haloumi!

bradsmissus Tue 04-Aug-09 13:51:31

Ok thanks! Off to get some haloumi.

exchangeandmart Wed 05-Aug-09 16:18:14

Its on offer at Asda at the mo - i stocked up last night, I can't get enough haloumi right now, its so tasty. YUM

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