There is no rocket science involved in making Paneer (Cottage Cheese) at home. I have been making Paneer at home from years and have seen and learnt from my mother. Below is the simple recipe which shows how to make paneer cubes at home in simple steps, using only 2 ingredients.
Most store bought paneer contain additives which may not be best for health, this recipe below is natural and produces paneer which is softer, healthier and importantly fresh.
Preparation time: 1.5 hour
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serving: Around 350-400 grams
- Full Fat milk – 2 litres
- Lemon – 1 big size
- Ice Cubes (Optional)
- First of all, boil milk in a heavy base pan. Once milk starts boiling, switch off the flame.
Enjoy your home made paneer in any dish of your choice, such as Palak Paneer, Shahi Paneer, Paneer Puffs, Matar Paneer, Paneer Tikka, Kadai Paneer, Chilli Paneer, Paneer Potato Cutlet, and many more.
- The most important key point for getting nice and soft paneer is to use whole milk/ full cream milk as it is much richer in taste and texture.
- You can use Yogurt or Vinegar as well in place of lemon juice to coagulate the milk.