How to make cottage cheese


  • 1 cottage cheese
  • 2 Making cottage cheese on farms
  • 3 Making Quraish cheese in the countryside
  • 4 Making cottage cheese at home
  • 5 Greek salad with Quraish cheese
    • 5.1 Ingredients
    • 5.2 Method of preparation

Cottage cheese

Quraish cheese is one of the most common types of cheese in Egypt, and it is spread widely in rural areas for ease of manufacture, low cost, and many benefits. Quraish cheese is rich in animal proteins, and it contains a high percentage of calcium and phosphorus in addition to vitamins and minerals. Low in fat.

Quraysh cheese is made from curd milk, with little or no salt, and is recommended by doctors for patients with heart and kidney disease and high pressure, provided that the health conditions are followed in its production.

Making cottage cheese on farms

  • After removing the cream from the remaining yoghurt by layering, the farmer's methods can be followed by placing the milk outside the fridge for three days or boiling the milk and putting it in the fridge, then pulling the cream from the face.
  • After boiling the milk, put a little salt and vinegar on it, and leave it in a warm place for three hours. After noting that the milk sticks, it is placed inside a piece of gauze, and it is filtered and includes for six hours until the cheese st

Industry of cottage cheese in the countryside

  • People in the countryside use different methods, leaving the curd in a clay pot until the cream rises to the surface and is then pulled.
  • Milk is left in a warm place until the process of cheese is completed, noting that the process of restraining at room temperature is equivalent to twenty or twenty-five degrees Celsius.
  • Temperature control is very important. One of the things to note:
    • The temperature should not be raised from the required rate in order not to cause mold, and the appearance of improper taste in the cheese , and so as not to become acidity
    • The temperature drop below the required temperature helps spread and make microbes that cause mold and ruin of cheese.
    • It should not take place in the milk pasteurization , since spotting is caused by the microbes present in it.

Making cottage cheese at home

the ingredients
  • Four liters of milk bovine pasteurized.
  • Four tablespoons of white vinegar.
  • Pinch of salt.

How to prepare
  • Heat the milk in a non-stick saucepan over medium heat, until it is about to boil.
  • Add the amount of vinegar to the mixture, stir a little, then remove the mixture from the fire, and put a pinch of salt.
  • Cover the pot with a piece of fabric, and leave it for two hours, until the solid is separated from the liquid.
  • A large colander is prepared, lined with a large piece of gauze, and placed in a deep bowl.
  • The solids formed on the milk surface are raised with a ladle containing holes, and placed in a gauze piece.
  • Cover the cheese with a piece of gauze, then put a heavy, clean weight on it until cleared from water.
  • The cheese is wrapped in a cylinder with a nylon bag or a piece of tin foil, then pressed well to get rid of liquids, then put in a clean container.
  • The cheese is placed in the refrigerator until it becomes firm, then it is removed until use.

Greek salad with cottage cheese

the ingredients

  • One hundred and eighty grams of cottage cheese cut into slices.
  • A small red onion, cut into thin circles.
  • Two tomatoes, sliced.
  • Two cucumbers, cut into circles.
  • Pinch of salt.
  • Pinch of ground black pepper.
  • Tablespoon of olive oil.
  • A teaspoon of oregano.
  • Two tablespoons of fresh mint leaves.
  • A teaspoon of red vinegar.

How to prepare

  • In a deep saucepan, mix cucumber slices with tomatoes and onions, then add olive oil, oregano and red vinegar.
  • Gently stir the ingredients until they mix and mix completely.
  • Grease slices of cottage cheese with a little olive oil.
  • A non-stick frying pan is heated over a fire, and the cheese slices are placed for one or two minutes on each side until roasted well.
  • Slices of cottage cheese are distributed over salad, and decorated with mint leaves.