How to make Paneer ???? (Indian Cottage Cheese)

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  • Ready in: 15 Mins
  • Serves: 3
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Preparation
How to make Paneer ???? (Indian Cottage Cheese)


  • 1 litre Milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vinegar OR 1/2 tsp lemon juice OR citric acid


    • Boil the milk in a pan.
    • When it's boiling add lemon juice or vinegar or citric acid which ever you are using, while stirring.
    • If citric acid is being used, dissolve it in 2-tbsp water before adding.
    • When milk curdles full turn off the gas and keep aside for 5 minutes.
    • Pour it on to a cotton/muslin cloth and tie it with a tight knot.
    • When all the water is drained from the paneer shape it into a rectangular block.
    • Now place the cloth under heavy weight for 1/2 - 1 hour before using it.
    • After it is made cut the paneer in desired shapes and sizes.
    • Use direct in gravy or deep fry till golden brown

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