Homemade Paneer

Homemade paneer is very easy to make and economical. It’s very soft as compare to store bought.
  • Passive
    30 minutes
  • Prep
    5 minutes
  • Cook
    10 minutes
  • Servings
    250 grams


  • 1 Liter Whole fat milk
  • 1/4 cup White Vinegar or Juice of 1 Lemon


  • 1 Bring milk to a boil in a vessel. Add vinegar (or lemon juice).
  • 2 You will see the milk starts to curdle. Put off the flame.
  • 3 You will see that the milk separates as seen in the pic.
  • 4 Using a muslin cloth and a strainer underneath, strain the curdled milk.
  • 5 Twist the muslin cloth as shown in pic.
  • 6 Keep a weight on top of twisted cloth with paneer. Keep for at least 30 minutes under the weight.
  • 7 Once done, remove paneer from cloth.
  • 8 Cut into desired pieces. Store in Zip lock bag in refrigerator or use right away in a paneer recipe. (Yields about 250 grams of paneer)

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