Raghavan Iyer, author of “660 Curries,” describes paneer, the firm Indian cheese, as “fresh, firm and chewy” and “not unlike a block of extra-firm tofu,” and says you can substitute tofu for it in a pinch. That has been done in this classic Indian dish. (Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times)
Easy ingredient swaps from Ziploc®. Great guide to reference if you’re missing a key ingredient for a recipe, trying to make holiday meals healthier, or if you have a food allergy. Swap bananas for eggs, Greek yogurt for sour cream, applesauce for butter, avocado for mayo, and crushed nuts for breadcrumbs.