Paneer Indian Cheese

Author Vahchef Servings 0 persons
Published September 27, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Is Veg Preparation Time mins
Main Ingredient Milk Standing Time mins

"Paneer is a homemade Indian cheese that is used in making different desserts, appetizers and main course dishes. Paneer is very versatile, soft and blends well with creamy sauces. It is usually served as an appetizer or accompaniment to a main course"

Recipe of Paneer Indian Cheese

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
vinegar or lemon juice  30 ml
pepper  1 Pinch
mualin cloth  1 Piece
milk  1000 ml
mint  1 Pinch
cumin  1 Pinch

  1. Pour the milk into the pan.
  2. Bring the milk to a gentle simmer.
  3. Start to slowly stir in the lemon juice or vinegar, about a tablespoonful at a time. The milk will begin to curdle. This is curds and whey.
  4. Drain off the whey, keeping the curds.
  5. Dump the curds out onto the cloth (it will be messy), wrap them up, and squeeze the cloth to get the whey out.
  6. Fold the curds up in the cloth, then balance the big pot full of cold water on top
Cut after resting it for a hour and is ready to cook.
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