Homemade Organic A2 Paneer Recipe

How to Make Organic Paneer
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients: 
  • A2 Milk - 2.5 litres
  • Freshly squeezed Lemon Juice - 3 to 4 lemons
What vessels do you need to make Paneer at home?
  • A large heating vessel
  • A muslin cloth or a thin napkin
  • A strainer
  • A medium-sized plate
  • A heavyweight bowl or tawa

How to make Organic Paneer at home?

Step 1 - Boil the milk
  1. In a big vessel, start boiling 2.5 litres of milk.
  2. Make sure it is full cream milk
  3. You can use either raw or pastuerised milk

Make Homemade Paneer - Step 1

Step 2 - Add the lemon juice
  1. Once the milk comes to a boil, add half of the lemon juice.
  2. Switch off the flame
  3. Stir the milk

Make Homemade Paneer - Step 2

Step 3 - Checking the milk
  1. You will be able to see if water starts getting separated.
  2. If not, add the remaining lemon juice

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Step 4 - Separating the milk
  1. You will see the water and solids getting separated completely

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Step 5 - Drain the water

  1. Drain the water using a strainer and a cotton cloth

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Step 6 - Tying up the paneer
  • After draining, tie up the solids in the same cloth tightly
  • Make a knot on the top to keep the paneer tied up 

Make Homemade Paneer - Step 6

Step 7 - Resting the paneer
  1. On the tied up cloth, place a heavyweight object. I used a hard iron tawa here.
  2. Allow the paneer to stay that way for 30 minutes.

Make Homemade Paneer - Step 7

Step 8 - Opening the paneer
  1. Carefully open the knot of the paneer
  2. Remove the Paneer carefully from the cloth

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Step 9 - Cut the paneer
  1. You can cut the paneer into pieces and store it in tiffin or an airtight container.

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Step 10 - Storing the Paneer

  1. Refrigerate the Paneer
  2. Store it in an air-tight container
  3. In a container take some water and immerse the panner in it. You can store this container in the fridge
  4. The Paneer will stay fresh for 3-4 days.

Make Homemade Paneer - Step 10

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