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How to make Pizza Cheese at home (Homemade Cheese)

How to make Pizza Cheese at home (Homemade Cheese)
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time

2 hours

Make mozzarella cheese at home without preservatives. Can be used in sandwiches or make it an excuse to make pizza!
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Source:  Tahir in Cooking on a Budget on Masala TV Channel
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  • Liquid Rennet 3/4 cup
  • Water (for rennet) 1/4 cup
  • Milk 4 liter
  • Citric acid 3 tsp
  • OR
  • Lemon Juice 1/4 cup
  • Water (for citric acid or lemon juice)

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Cooking Directions

  1. Place lemon juice or citric acid into water to dissolve.

  2. Place liquid rennet into water to dissolve.

  3. Put milk into a thick bottomed pot and put the dissolved citric acid/lemon juice water mixture into milk pot.

  4. Boil milk while stirring continuously and once it boils add the rennet mixture into milk.

  5. Simmer the milk for 5 minutes and remove from heat and set aside for 15 minutes or until curd is formed.

  6. Once the milk has curdled take a stainless steel knife to cut it into small pieces.

  7. Place this saucepan into a basin filled with water to cool down.

  8. Transfer to the stove  and heat curd to 100 degrees while stirring continuously for 20 minutes cutting any large chunks of curd.

  9. Place a muslin cloth on the saucepan and strain.

  10. Transfer the whey and curd in the muslin cloth to the sink.

  11. Hang the cloth above the sink until the whey has been drained completely.

  12. When the dripping stops cut the mass of curd into strips.

  13. Place 1/4 of the curd strips in a microwaveable container and heat on high until the strips start to melt and become sticky.

  14. Carefully press them the heated curd and knead into a smooth and shiny ball.

  15. Drop this cheese ball into salted ice water.

  16. Repeat the same process until the whole curd has been changed into balls.

  17. Once the cheese cools it is edible or can be refrigerated in an airtight container for a few days.

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  1. industrial Grade rennet enzyme available (animal base with halal certificate)fast coagulate with minimum loss of whey water.imported from Newzealand Rencoavailable in karachi 03422627957

    on Sep 26 2017 7:21AM Report Abuse ABDUL RAHIM
  2. MARSCHALL M-50 MICROBIAL COAGULANT - RENNET FOR CHEESE MAKING rennet 200 par tablet available in lahore call me 03219090943

    on Apr 29 2017 6:36AM Report Abuse RIZWAN
  3. Hi everyone. I made mozzarella cheese without using rennet and it was excelent.

    on Sep 15 2016 2:36AM Report Abuse ALBA
  4. It's so cool recipe.

    on Aug 6 2015 5:49AM Report Abuse AKASH
  5. Rennet Is NOT allowed to use in islam. however, when buying commercially produced cheese or such products that use rennet as an ingredient, must check for a VEGETABLE RENNET.

    on Sep 8 2014 12:01PM Report Abuse AMINA
  6. We are local suppliers of Rennet, Dairy cultures, Cheese Color etc, in Karachi, from CHR. Hansen, Denmark.Contact: 0300 9233456

    on May 27 2014 2:24AM Report Abuse FARRUKH ADNAN
  7. Where can I get renett.? Can I get some training to produce it commercially?Ravi

    on Mar 28 2014 6:43AM Report Abuse RAVI SOBTI
  8. Rennet is a substance found in the stomach of young cattle. Rennet helps the young cattle to digest its mother's milk. Rennet is made available in the market in form of liquid, powder and tablets. There are two types of Rennet available in the market today, Animal Rennet and Vegetable Rennet.

    on Feb 5 2014 9:00AM Report Abuse KHANAPAKANA SUPPORT TEAM
  9. rennet is not halal...

    on Jul 4 2013 8:48AM Report Abuse ALI CH
  10. what's liquid renet?

    on Jan 25 2013 4:27AM Report Abuse VARSHA
  11. plzzz plzzz tell me from where we buy rennet in pakistan karachi...

    on Dec 5 2012 10:57AM Report Abuse LATAFAT
  12. only joking its very nice

    on Oct 26 2012 10:19AM Report Abuse SHAREE
  13. hi, i have the pizza with this recepi, it's good.

    on May 6 2012 11:59AM Report Abuse SHUBHAM
  14. where can i buy liquid rennet in pakistan???

    on Apr 27 2012 3:34AM Report Abuse ZARA
  15. mene yeh liquid rennet market se pta kya hai but yeh pakistan mein big markets mein bhi avilabale nhi hai so plz ap mjhe bta dein k yeh pakistan mein kahan se easily mil skta hai

    on Apr 6 2012 3:38AM Report Abuse ZARA
  16. good..... thats the spirit mahnoor

    on Feb 1 2012 9:08AM Report Abuse RIDA
  17. i tried the recipe and it worked and flopped 3 times but i dint give up and now its successful

    on Feb 1 2012 8:17AM Report Abuse MAHNOOR
  18. S!D, Rennet is a substance found in the stomach of young cattle. Rennet helps the young cattle to digest its mother's milk. Rennet is made available in the market in form of liquid, powder and tablets. There are two types of Rennet available in the market today; Animal Rennet and Vegetable Rennet.

    on Sep 27 2011 12:37PM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  19. rennet means?? can u explain?

    on Sep 27 2011 11:01AM Report Abuse S!D
  20. nice meathod!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    on Aug 10 2011 2:38PM Report Abuse SIMRANJEET KAUR

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