Chena/ Paneer Mithai- (छेना मुरकी)- Chanar Murki–Bengali Sweets- Indian Recipe

Ingredients –

  • Paneer/ Cottage cheese (cut in small cubes) – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Rose essence (optional)

Method –

  1. Heat a pan on medium heat.
  2. Add sugar and 1/4 cup of water, mix well and stir it regularly.
  3. When you see 1 thread of the sugar syrup between your fingertips, sugar syrup is ready.
  4. Add paneer cubes into the sugar syrup and mix well.
  5. Cook on low heat until the sugar syrup reaches the setting consistency.
  6. Once the sugar syrup is thick, turn off the heat.
  7. Keep it aside, add rose water and mix well.
  8. Keep stirring regularly so that it is evenly coated over the paneer.
  9. Once sugar is coated well, pick out the paneer pieces.
  10. Use leftover sugar to prepare more murki or to make laddus.
  11. Chena mithai is ready to serve..

Pista Kalakand (मिनटों में बनाये स्वादिष्ट पिस्ता कलाकंद )-Kalakand Sweet-Condensed Milk-Milk Barfi

Ingredients –

  • Paneer (chena) – 1 cup
  • Milk – 1/2 cup
  • Condensed milk – 1/2 tin (as per your taste)
  • Chopped Pistachio (Pista)

Method –

  1. Add milk and condensed milk into the paneer, mix well.
  2. Now add chopped pista also and mix well.
  3. Keep some pista for garnishing.
  4. Heat a pan, add the mixture and cook on medium heat.
  5. Keep stirring for 3-4 minutes so it doesn’t burn..
  6. Cook till it becomes little dry.
  7. Once mixture is ready, turn off the heat.
  8. Apply ghee or butter paper on the tray.
  9. Pour the mixture and then spread it evenly across the tray.
  10. Sprinkle pistachio on the top and press it gently with a spoon.
  11. Keep it in fridge for sometime, so it can settle down.
  12. Once Pista Kalakand settled, cut it into pieces as per shape of your choice.
  13. Pista Kalakand is ready to serve.

4 तरीको से घर पर बनाये पनीर और कैसे स्टोर करे )-How To Store Paneer-Indian Cottage Cheese

Ingredients –

  1. Whole milk
  2. Citric acid, Lemon, vinegar or leftover whey (पनीर का पानी)

Method –

  • Bring the milk to boil on medium heat.
  • When milk starts boiling, turn off the heat.
  • Add the leftover whey and gently stir the milk.
  • If the milk does not curdle within a short while, add little more.
  • Place Muslin or Cotton cloth over the container.
  • Pour the curdle milk into the muslin cloth, drain all the water and squeeze off excess water.
  • You can use this water later for preparation of  roti/chapati or paratha dough, paneer or in vegetable curries.
  • Keep the muslin cloth on a plate, place a heavy object on it for the paneer to set.
  • Allow the paneer to set for about 20-25 minutes.
  • After 20-25 minutes remove the cloth from the paneer and cut it to cubes.
  • Paneer is ready to use….

How to store –

  • Place paneer cubes into the container.
  • Add enough water to cover the paneer cubes.
  • Cover and keep it in fridge.
  • You can store up to 1 week, this way your paneer will also become soft and fluffy…

How To Make Paneer (पनीर) At Home-Paneer For Curry-Step By Step-Indian Cottege Cheese

Ingredients –

  1. Whole milk –1 liter
  2. Lemon or vinegar

Method

  • Bring the milk to boil on medium heat.
  • When milk comes to boil, switch off the heat.
  • Add the lemon juice or vinegar and gently stir the milk.
  • If the milk does not curdle within a short while, add little more vinegar.
  • Place Muslin or Cotton cloth over the container.
  • Pour the curdle milk into the muslin cloth, drain all the water and squeeze off excess water.
  • You can use this water later for preparation of  roti/chapati or paratha dough or in vegetable curries.
  • Add little water to the paneer, while the paneer is still in the muslin cloth to wash away the lemon flavor.
  • Keep the muslin cloth on a plate, place a heavy object on it for the paneer to set.
  • Allow the paneer to set for about 20-25 minutes.
  • After 20-25 minutes remove the cloth from the paneer and cut it to cubes.
  • Paneer is ready to use….

Paneer Ki Kheer / Payas(पनीर की खीर) Recipe–Dessert Recipe for Kitty Party–Indian Festival Recipe

Ingredients –

For chena –

  1. Whole milk – 1 liter
  2. Lemon – 1-2 (you can also use vinegar)

For chasni –

  1. Sugar – 1 cup (as per your taste)
  2. Water – 2 cup
  3. Elaichi (Cardamom) powder – 2 pinch

For Flavored  milk –

  1. Whole milk – 1 liter
  2. Sugar –  1/2 cup (as per your taste)
  3. Sliced Dry fruits – Pista, cashew, almonds, etc.
  4. Saffron (optional)

For Chena/Paneer –

    • To make chena, heat whole milk in a pan and bring it to boil.
    • Keep stirring once a while.
    • When milk starts boiling , turn off the heat and add lemon juice, as the milk starts to ferment stop adding lemon juice.
    • Once the milk is fermented, pour the curdle milk into the muslin / cotton cloth, drain all the water and squeeze off excess water.
    • Add little water to the Paneer while the Paneer is still in the muslin cloth, to wash away the lemon flavor.

Method –

  • Now put chena on the plate and using your hand press for 5-6 minutes until chena becomes completely smooth (You can use blender also).
  • Take the small portions of chena in your hand and shape them into small balls.
  • Add 1 cup sugar and 2 cups of water into the utensil and let it boil.
  • Add cardamom powder into the water.
  • When chasni starts boiling, put chena balls into boiling chashni.
  • Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes on high heat.
  • Chena balls are ready, turn off the heat.
  • To make flavored milk, bring 1 liter whole milk to boil in a  pan on medium to low heat.
  • Once  milk become little thicker, add sugar and cook till sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Put chena balls into the milk and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • Keep stirring to avoid the milk sticking to the bottom of the container.
  • Add dry fruits and cook for 1 minute.
  • Paneer ki kheer / Payas is ready, turn off the heat.