Home Made Paneer (Cottage Cheese)

Paneer, Indian Cottage cheese


  • Milk – 4 cups
  • Lime – 1/2


  1. Heat milk in a pan. Stir it once in a while to avoid burning the bottom.
  2. Once the milk starts boiling, reduce the heat to medium and add lime juice to it, then milk starts to curdle.
  3. After 3 to 4 minutes Paneer will be completely separated from milk. Once the Paneer is separated, remove this from heat and add some cold water to it.
  4. Strain the Paneer using a nice muslin cloth. Squeeze the muslin cloth to remove the water.
  5. Place some weight on the Paneer(covered in muslin cloth) for 1 to 2 hours.
  6. Then cut the Paneer into cubes and store it in refrigerator.

Home made Paneer, Indian Cottage Cheese

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