How to make Paneer @ home

Cooking Time: 20 mins
Makes: 200 grams approx


  • 1 lt Milk;
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Lemon juice;


  • Boil the milk and add lemon juice to it while continuously stirring;
  • Milk will start curdling, keep stirring until the curdling process is complete;
  • Strain through a cheese cloth. Wait for it to cool a little;
  • Gather the cloth with curd, squeeze out all water, tie a knot and hang it for 15 minutes to drain water, if any completely;
  • Keep some heavy object on top of it for approx 3 hours;
  • After 3 hours, you can use it immediately or you can store it in an airtight container(for 5 -6 days) in the refrigerator, if you are not going to use it immediately.