Easy Homemade Paneer: Step-by-Step Guide

Paneer a type of cheese is mild, milky flavor and a soft, crumbly texture that holds its shape well when cooked.

Easy steps for the preparation of homemade Paneer:


1. Heat the milk in a heavy-bottomed pot at medium heat and stirring occasionally to prevent it from sticking to the bottom

2. Once the milk starts boiling, reduce the heat to low. Gradually add the lemon juice or vinegar, stirring continuously

3. As soon as the curds completely separate from the liquid turn off the heat

4. Strain the cooled curd with layer of cheesecloth or muslin cloth

5. Gather the corners of the cloth and twist them together to squeeze out excess liquid

6. Place the wrapped paneer on a flat surface and shape it into a block or disc

7. Place the wrapped paneer block on a plate or tray and put a heavy object on top to press it

8. Once pressed, unwrap the paneer and cut it into cubes or slices as desired

9. Store paneer in the refrigerator in an airtight container filled with water for up to 3-4 days.

Homemade paneer is now ready for use in a variety of dishes, offering a creamy texture and mild flavor characteristic of this versatile cheese.

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