07 November, 2012

Paneer Kheer/Paneer Payasam/Channar Payesh ~Diwali Recipes

 Hi friends here's one more Authentic Bengali Dessert,for this Festive mood.First time made this , taste's just Awesome!!Actually the taste resembles to Rasmalai, only the shape's different. Paneer Kheer can be make it in different way, but this a authentic... Paneer Kheer/Channar Payesh ,how bengali people does.Little bit time consuming recipe..really worth to spend time!! The recipe's for Blogging Marathon#22 under the theme Dishes from West Bengal. Step by step pictures to  follow easily!

Try it out ,n enjoy with family n friends :)

Ingredients for Rasgullas:
  1. Milk- 4 cups
  2. Lemon Juice- 2teaspoon
  3. Water-2 teaspoon
For Sugar syrup :
  1. Sugar-1 and half
  2. Water-4 cups
For Kheer/Payesh :
  1. Milk-5 cups
  2. Sugar-1/2 cup
  3. Cardamom powder-1/2 teaspoon
  4. Saffron strands-6-8

  • Pour 4 cups of milk in heavy bottom pan, bring to boil.Mix water and lemon juice together.When it's starts boiling add lemon juice little by little to curdle the milk.
  • Take 5 cups of milk in a heavy bottom pan, add sugar ,cardamom powder and saffron strands.Keep this in medium heat , boil it.Cook till milk reduced to half of the quantity.
  • Switch off the flame, pour the liquid in to the strainer covered with muslin cloth. 
  • Pour cold water and rinse thoroughly.Now slowly take the muslin cloth in hands, squeeze and drain all water completely. Set aside for 15 mins.
  • Take the paneer in a wider plate/countertop , rub it well with your palms for 5-8 mins to get smooth ,nice texture.
  • Take water and sugar in a pan,bring to boil.
  • Take little amount of paneer ,make a small ,small balls.Do the same with all remaining paneer.
  • Once done gently drop the balls in to boiling  syrup.
  • Cook this 10 mins,then turn the rasgullas in to another side and cook for 5 more mins.Completely cook this for 15 mins ,turn off the stove and allow to get cool.
  • Take the rasgullas in the laddle and ,press it gently to drain the syrup.Don't press it really hard. Rasgullas will break.Do the same with all the rasgullas.
  • Now add this in to the Kheer ,what we made earlier.Cover it,cook for 5 mins.

  •  Then turn off the stove , allow to cool completely and refrigerate it.
  • Add some sliced nuts and serve it Chilled...!!Enjoy... 


  • Once you dropped the rasgullas in sugar syrup,don't mix it up immediately. Rasgullas will break.Cook it for 10 mins,then turn it.  
  • For kheer can reduce the milk quantity, add condensed milk.

Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#22


  1. Wow simply superb and mouth watering.Lovely clicks.

  2. wow am drooling here!!! unbelivably cute!!

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  3. Different sweet recipe :) and lovely clicks too

  4. u have made it differently. Nice take. Looks delicious

  5. Awesome clicks. Paneer kheer looks delicious.

  6. Wish I could have a little :), it looks really delicious.

  7. Wow..mouth blowing paneer kheer Prabha Mani,I didn't even seen such type of delicious paneer kheer ever and a fabulous explanation by you,keep going admin...

  8. Rich looking paneer kheer, i dont mind having a large bowl rite now.

  9. Looks wonderful and tempting. Nice recipe.:)

  10. Wow looks so cute and inviting..great efforts ..enjoyed your bengali dishes..

  11. Very inviting!!! first time here, hv wonderful space!!!

  12. Awesome... very inviting and good for diwali festivals

  13. Drool worthy kheer...very inviting.

  14. Looks so delicious and tempting..

  15. kheer looke beautiful - the way you have styled the photos are wonderful

  16. wow what a presentation,lovely.:-) its inviting.

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