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Where to buy fresh Paneer (Valley pref)

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kellybean333 Jul 8, 2009 10:38 AM

hey there eaters,
I have found an amazing saag paneer recipe and have made it once with ricotta saltada cheese as I couldn't seem to find fresh paneer here in the SF Valley (I'm in Sherman Oaks). I know I could go over the hill to India Sweets & Spices but... I'm lazy.

Anyone know where to find paneer? I guess I could make it myself, but see above on the lazy factor.

Thanks !
Kelly

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    Robert Thornton Jul 8, 2009 11:15 AM

    Isn't there an India Sweets & Spices in Canoga Park? Googling around it looks like there is:

    22011 Sherman Way
    Canoga Park, CA

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      Sam D. Jul 8, 2009 12:27 PM

      There is also an India Sweets & Spices close to Glendale in Atwater Village just in case you happen to be closer to the east part of the valley.

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        kellybean333 Jul 8, 2009 01:02 PM

        thanks guys! real fresh paneer! the ricotta saltada was pretty good but too firm and a bit more savory than paneer. I will check out Canoga Park as it is a little closer than Atwater.

    2. a_and_w Jul 8, 2009 12:51 PM

      Isn't paneer basically large-curd cottage cheese cut into cubes and fried?

      1. boogiebaby Jul 9, 2009 04:27 PM

        There's also an IS&S in Canoga Park and also in Northridge at Parthenia/Lindley.

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