How to make Paneer at Home? – Fresh Paneer (Indian Cheese)

If you want paneer, instead of going out and getting it from market, you can make it at home as well. It is very easy to make paneer.
Let’s see how to make paneer at home.

Ingredients –

Milk – 1 liter

Lemon juice of 1 lemon

Procedure –

You can see, the main ingredient is milk.

Keep the milk for boiling on the gas.

Once the milk starts boiling, add lemon juice to it.

After adding lemon, curd will start separating from milk. Now lower the flame.

In few minutes, curd will be separate from milk. Now turn off the flame and let it cool down.

Take clean cloth to filter out the paneer.

Now paneer is in the cloth.

Rinse it with water to remove bitterness of the lemon. Squeeze it to drain the water completely.

Fresh paneer i.e. indian cheese is ready to use.

You can shape it into cubes as well.

Note –

1)      From 1 liter milk you can make approximately 200 gm of paneer.

2)      15 ml of acetic acid can be used instead of lemon juice.

3)      More the fat contents of the milk better will be the taste of the paneer.


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