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Shahi Kheer/Paneer Payasam/Paneer ki kheer

Roop Parashar
16 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Shahi Kheer/Paneer Payasam/Paneer ki kheer RECIPE

Basically Paneer kheer is a Bengali dessert, It is also known as chenna kheer in Bengal. As per reviews that we had, it is not only the super mouth watering dessert of India but even outside India too. You can prepare this kheer on any special occasion and for sure that new dessert will add lot of value in taste. This is one of the easy recipe but yes little bit of time consuming as well but for sure its taste worth the time we arranging it. Paneer kheer is purely milk based recipe. I am using home made paneer but for easier use, you can get it from outside... So lets get started to make this delicious dessert.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • West Bengal
  • Boiling
  • Chilling
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 liter full cream milk.
  2. 250 gram home made cottage cheese (grated).
  3. 1/2 cup sugar.
  4. 50 gram pistachios (chopped)
  5. 50 gram cashews (chopped)
  7. 1/2 tea spoon green cardamom powder
  8. Ingredients for paneer
  9. 1 liter milk
  10. 2 table spoon white vinegar or lemon juice.


  1. For better results i am also sharing home made paneer/cottage cheese recipe here.
  2. To prepare paneer first boil the milk on high heat in a thick bottomed pan.  
  3. As soon as milk starts boiling turn the heat medium and then add white vinegar or lime juice in it. Keep on stirring the milk very slowly with a spoon.
  4. In about 2-3 minutes complete whey will be seprated from paneer, pour the curdled milk into pan or bowl lined with a thin cotton napkin.
  5. Once you are done adding all the curdle milk then bring together the edges of the cotton napkin and gently squeeze out the remaining whey from it.
  6. Rinse the collected bundle of paneer in water this will get rid of the after taste and smell of both lime juice or vinegar,keep a weight on the paneer bundle for 1 to 2 hours.
  7. Paneer is ready now.
  8. To prepare paneer kheer first of all we need to heat the milk in a thick bottom pan.
  9. Boil the milk and then let it simmer utill it becomes thicker in consistency.
  10. Once milk has thickened, add paneer, cardamom powder, saffron, sugar and chopped dry fruits in it.
  11. Cook this mixture on low heat for about 3 to 4 minutes.
  12. Now remove it from the flame and garnish with dry fruits and saffron. I love chilled kheer but you can serve as your choice warm or cold! Enjoy:blush:!!

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Sangeeta Deka
Sangeeta Deka   Aug-08-2017

Nice..I wl try..

Tripti Bhatia
Tripti Bhatia   Jul-06-2017


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