- a fresh, soft cheese originating in India and made by curdling milk with an acid such as lemon juice.
Origin of paneer
From the Hindi word panīr ‘cheese’
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- a soft white cheese, used in Indian cookery
Word Origin for paneer
C20: from Hindi panīr cheese
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