Paneer Ki Kheer(Indian Cottage Cheese Pudding)


Paneer Ki Kheer, Fresh Paneer cooked in milk till thick pudding like consistency.

Paneer ki Kheer or Indian Cottage Cheese Pudding is one of the easiest and quick kheer recipe that can be made in few minutes and tastes divine.

It tastes like rabri or rasmalai crumbled in thickened milk. A healthy dessert perfect for all the age groups, light on the stomach and can be had when you are fasting like during Navratri, Janmashtami or Shivratri.

Ingredients for Paneer Ki Kheer

It’s a kind of royal(shahi) treat, the aroma from cardamom, crunch from the nuts and the color of saffron makes it an apt dessert to make and serve to guest during parties and festivals.

It can be made using the homemade Paneer or Chenna or store bought Paneer. This kheer tastes best when chilled. Whenever in a mood to have something royal but in short time make this Shahi Paneer Kheer and enjoy the divine taste.

Making this royal treat is quite an easy thing if you have Paneer in hand. For homemade Paneer/Chenna recipe click on the link Homemade Paneer.

Steps to make Paneer Ki Kheer

Keep milk to boil, when it starts to thicken add crumbled Paneer, crushed or finely chopped nuts(almonds, cashew nuts or pistachios), cardamom powder, add few strands of saffron, you can skip it if you don’t have it.

Keep on stirring the milk and keep the flame to low. Let the kheer cook for few minutes, when it gets the desired thick consistency, add sugar mix well, cook for another 2-3 minutes and switch off the flame.

Once cooled, keep to chill and serve with more nuts. Tastes best when served chilled.

Paneer Ki Kheer

Paneer Ki Kheer

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Indian Cottage Cheese Pudding/Paneer Kheer. How to make Paneer Kheer


  • Fresh Paneer/Chenna(Indian Cottage Cheese)- 3/4 Cup
  • Milk- 1 L
  • Chopped and silvered nuts(Almonds, Cashew nuts, Pistachios)- 2-3 Tbsp
  • Sugar- 1/2 Cup or as per taste
  • Cardamom Powder- 1/4
  • Saffron Strands- 7-8


  1. Keep milk to boil in a heavy bottomed pan on medium flame. After the first boil comes lower the flame and let the milk thicken.
  2. When the milk starts to thicken add crumbled Paneer/Chenna, crushed or finely chopped nuts(almonds, cashew nuts or pistachios), cardamom powder and saffron.
  3. Cook for another 5-10 minutes till it thickens to desired consistency. Switch off the flame and keep to cool then refrigerate.
  4. Garnish with more nuts and serve chilled.

Make this simple, yummy and royal kheer for dessert on any festive occasion or for everyday meals and am sure you and your loved ones will love this pudding. This is a gluten-free pudding so apt for those who have gluten allergies.

It can be consumed on fasting days or festivals like Navaratri /Shivratri or Janamashtami. Serve this thick and creamy desserts to your guests on get-togethers and pot-luck parties.

Paneer Ki Kheer

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14 thoughts

  1. I love also thick kheer & I usually made with milk only never tried with paneer. Kheer looks so tempting with a perfect texture. Great share

  2. The kheer looks rich and the texture is just perfect.. I somehow don’t like thin watery kheer

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