Paneer Payesh Recipe
Payesh is a popular Bengali dessert similar to kheer. This version is made with paneer, saffron, milk and cardamom.
- Total Cook Time 50 mins
- Prep Time 20 mins
- Cook Time 30 mins
- Recipe Servings4
Ingredients of Paneer Payesh
- 150 gm cottage cheese
- 1 tsp semolina
- 5 cups (1 liter) milk
- 4 green cardamoms, crushed a little
- 6-7 strands saffron
- 1/2 cup (125 gm) sugar
- 6 almonds, shredded thin (lengthwise)
How to Make Paneer PayeshHideShow Media
Boil the milk in a large pan and cook till about half the quantity is left (takes about 15 minutes).
Meanwhile, mash the paneer and soojee together to a smooth paste.
Make tiny balls with the paneer mixture.
When the milk has thickened to the desired consistency, add sugar, the elaichi and kesar, and keeping the heat high, add the paneer balls.
Keeping the milk at a boil, keep stirring and cook for 10 minutes.
Refrigerate to chill, garnish with almonds and serve.