Paneer Recipe

For rich, softy and ready-to-cook paneer, here is a common and yet simple paneer recipe:

You need:

  • 1 liter milk
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice (alternatively – citric acid)
  • 2 tablespoons of water


  • Dissolve the lemon juice in the water
  • Boil the milk while constantly stirring it
  • Add the lemon juice solution slowly and gradually while stirring
  • One the milk completely curdles turn off the gas
  • Keep this covered for about five minutes
  • Place it in a muslin cloth, completely covering it
  • Hold this under running water
  • Gently Squeeze out the excess water
  • Place it under a weight for a maximum of 3 hours

It is now ready to be cooked in any gravy.