Paneer Payasam | Paneer kheer is a delicious dessert which is mostly prepared in Indian festivals.
Paneer payasam | panner kheer recipe with easy step by step instructions for your easy understanding and learning.
How to make Paneer Payasam | Paneer Kheer
Paneer Payasam | Paneer Kheer is a delicious kheer recipe which tastes similar to Basandhi. This is a quickest recipe which can be made within 10 min, if all the ingredients are in hand. Now let’s see how to prepare this Paneer Kheer. I also have so many recipes made of paneer like paneer side dishes, paneer desserts in this blog. Check it here.
Step by step instructions to make the paneer payesh
Milk – 2.5 cups
Condensed milk – 1 cup (optional)
Sugar – as needed
Raisins – 2 tsp
Cashews – few
Pista – few
Ghee – 2 tsp
Salt – a pinch
Saffron strands – a pinch
Cardamom – 2 crushed
Recipe to make the Paneer payasam | paneer kheer
- Grated Paneer – 1.5 cup
- Milk – 2.5 cups
- Condensed milk – 1 cup optional
- Sugar – as needed
- Raisins – 2 tsp
- Cashews – few
- Pista – few
- Ghee – 2 tsp
- Salt – a pinch
- Saffron strands – a pinch
- Cardamom – 2 crushed
Grate the Panner and keep it ready. Fry the nuts and raisins adding 1 tsp ghee in a small pan and keep it aside.
In a wide vessel, add the milk and start boiling it. Let it reduce to atleast 3/4 in quantity. You can add condensed milk at this stage. Add the saffron strands.
Crush some cardamom seeds and add to the milk. When the milk is boiling, add the panner and allow to boil for 5 min. Add a pinch of salt.
Add the fried nuts and raisins. Switch off the stove.
Garnish with remaining nuts and Serve it hot or cold.
- Adding condensed milk is optional, but it makes the payasam richer in taste.
- When adding sweetened condensed milk, reduce the sugar, accordingly.
- Adding pinch of salt to payasam always makes the kheer, more tastier.
- Saffron strands can be soaked in separate milk and you can add that milk also.
*Post first published on June 5, 2015. Updated with recipe.