Paneer aka cottage cheese is a great source of vegetarian protein and tastes amazingly well too. 100 gm of paneer has about 18 gm of protein and helps muscle building and repair. Rich in calcium it is also known to help maintain good bone health. If you din't know paneer can also help in burning fat as it is rich in linoleic acid which is a fatty acid that can help burning fat. There are a number of health benefits associated with paneer. However, packed paneer purchased from the market is loaded with preservatives and cannot be trusted for its quality.