How To Make Paneer

How to make paneer at home: here are the steps to take out soft and creamy paneer from milk at home. Enjoy this delicious recipes.


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

How to prepare paneer:

  1. Boil the milk in a pan.
  2. When it’s boiling add lemon juice or vinegar or citric acid which ever you are using, while stirring.
  3. If citric acid is being used, dissolve it in 2-tbsp water before adding.
  4. When milk curdles full turn off the gas and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour it on to a cotton/muslin cloth and tie it with a tight knot.
  6. When all the water is drained from the paneer shape it into a rectangular block.
  7. Now place the cloth under heavy weight for 2-3 hours before using it.
  8. Note: Do not throw away the leftover water as it can be used for kneading chapati or paratha dough