Paneer Kheer Recipe | How to make Chenna Kheer or Paneer Payasam
Paneer Ki Kheer, Fresh Paneer cooked in milk till thick pudding like consistency.
About the Recipe
Indian Cottage Cheese Pudding or Paneer ki Kheer or 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 Kheer
It's a kind of royal(shahi) treat, the aroma from cardamom, crunch from the nuts and the color of saffron makes it a perfect dessert to make and serve to guest during parties and festivals.
To make it you can use 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 easy if you have Paneer in hand.
For homemade Paneer/Chenna recipe click on the link Homemade Paneer.
How to make Paneer 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.
Stepwise pics Paneer Payasam
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Paneer Ki Kheer/Indian Cottage Cheese Pudding
- Heavy Bottomed Pan/Non-Stick Pan
- Measuring Cups
- ¾ Cup Fresh Paneer/Chhena(Indian Cottage Cheese) homemade/store bought
- 1 l Milk
- ¼-½ Cup Sugar or as required
- 2 tbsp Silvered Almonds and Cashew Nuts
- ¼ tsp Cardamom Powder
- 4-5 Saffron strands optional
- 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.
- When the milk starts to thicken add crumbled Paneer/Chhena, crushed or finely chopped nuts(almonds, cashew nuts or pistachios), cardamom powder and saffron.
- Cook for another 5-10 minutes till it thickens to desired consistency. Switch off the flame and keep to cool then refrigerate
- 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 is 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 or festive gatherings like Diwali, Rakshabandhan or Durga Pooja.
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