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Homemade Paneer, How to make Paneer from scratch

  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 160-200 grams paneer 1x


Recipe for homemade soft paneer from milk. Recipe for paneer made at home from scratch. Homemade paneer video recipe.


  • 1 liter milk
  • 2 teaspoon vinegar


  1. Boil a liter of milk. Let it come to a full boil.
  2. Once it comes to a full boil, add in the vinegar and mix with a spatula. The milk will instantly curdle.
  3. Strain on a cotton towel / muslin cloth lined colander.
  4. Wash the strained paneer with water. It helps in removing the sourness from the vinegar.
  5. Add a weight on top of the cloth so the excess moisture gets removed.
  6. After 20 minutes, remove the weight and cut the cheese into cubes.
  • Category: Basics
  • Cuisine: Indian