Home Made Paneer

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Home Made Paneer

Paneer is a fresh, unsalted white cheese. It requires no ageing or culturing, and is very easy to make at home. It is very versatile, and an all-time favourite of kids
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 3 people


  • 1 Litre Full Cream Milk
  • 1 No Lemon Normal size


  • Boil the Milk
  • Take the juice from Lemon and keep it ready separately
  • When the Milk is well boiled, add the Lemon juice and stir it well
  • Continue to boil the milk in low flame and stir it
  • After about 3-5 minutes of adding the lemon juice in the boiled milk and stirring it continuously, the solid curds part from the green and watery whey.
  • Take a sieve (arippa) and put a piece of thin white cloth on it
  • When complete solid curds part from the green and watery whey, put off the stove and change the watery whey and solid curd into the cloth kept on the sieve and allow to cool it.
  • Press the solid curd/Paneer with a spoon so that the watery whey will be removed from the curd/paneer.
  • Wrap the solid curd/Paneer with a thin cloth
  • Keep the wrapped solid curd/Paneer in the sieve
  • Put some heavy material on top of this cloth to squeeze out the moisture from the solid curd/Paneer
  • After about half an hour, open the cloth and the pure Paneer will be ready
  • Cut this Paneer in small pieces (or as required) and it can be used for making various recipes
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