10th July 2024

Paneer Ki Mithai

Paneer Ki Mithai

The paneer (cottage cheese) is used extensively in Indian cuisine. It is used for starters, main course, sweet meals and various varied preparations which make it a versatile ingredient in Indian cooking. Try this easy to make Paneer Ki Mithai which tastes just awesome.

Servings – 9 to 12 pieces

Prep. Time – 10 Mins.

Cooking Time – 60 Mins.


  • Full Cream Milk – 1 litre
  • Fresh Paneer [Cottage Cheese] – 200 gms
  • Sugar – 100 gms.
  • Almond Flakes – 1 tbsp.
  • Ghee – 1 tsp.

Step 1:     Grate the paneer. See that there are no lumps in it.

Preparation of Paneer Ki Mithai

Step 2:     Bring the milk to a boil in a heavy bottomed pan. Reduce the heat to low and simmer the milk, stirring in between. Reduce it to one third.

Preparation of Paneer Ki Mithai

Step 3:     Transfer the reduced milk into a non-stick pan, add the grated paneer and cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Add the sugar and keep stirring for another 10 minutes.

Preparation of Paneer Ki Mithai
Preparation of Paneer Ki Mithai

Step 4:     When the mixture has just about dried up, take off the heat and transfer to a plate greased with ghee. Mould it into a rectangular shaped piece and sprinkle the almond flakes on it.

Preparation of Paneer Ki Mithai

Step 5:     Let the mithai cool to room temperature and then refrigerate it for 30 minutes. Remove from the refrigerator, cut into pieces of desired size and serve.

Preparation of Paneer Ki Mithai


  • Do not allow the mixture to dry up too much as your end product will be dry and will crumble.
  • Use a wooden spatula for stirring.
  • You can use freshly prepared chenna instead of paneer.

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