Monday, March 11, 2013

Paneer Kheer-Paneer Payasam Recipe-Easy Basundi Recipe

Paneer Payasam is one of the most easiest dessert and also tastes more or less like basundi. Believe me, it took only 15 minutes for me to prepare this payasam. This kheer tastes great when served chilled. It is perfect for festive occasions and even for get-togethers. Today we will learn how to make paneer payasam or easy banundi  following this simple recipe.

Paneer Payasam-Paneer kheer
Paneer Kheer 

Paneer Kheer

Paneer Kheer Recipe

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 15 mins 
 Serves: 2
 Recipe CategoryDessert
 Recipe CuisineNorth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Milk -2 1/4 cup ( I used full fat milk)
   Condensed milk - 1/4 cup
   Paneer (Indian cottage cheese or chenna) grated - 3/4 cup
   Saffron - 4-5 strands (soak it in a tbsp of warm milk)
   Cardamom powder -1/4 tsp
   Almonds - 5-6
   Pistachios -6-7
   Cashew nuts - 4-5


Roast nuts and chop it into small pieces.

Grate paneer and keep it aside. Check homemade paneer recipe.

Mix condensed milk with a tbsp of milk and keep it aside.


Boil milk in a pan until it reduces a little and becomes slightly thick.

Add condensed milk, saffron, cardamom powder and grated paneer and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Switch it off and garnish with nuts. Allow it to cool.

Refrigerator and serve chilled. Get ready to "wow" your guests with this exotic dessert that hardly took more than 15 mins to prepare.

Note - This kheer should not be too thick. In case, if the kheer becomes too thick, then add a little more milk.

Feel free to adjust sweetness according to your preference.

Find a variety of paneer dishes in the link below-

Paneer recipes 

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  1. delicious and tempting kheer

  2. WOW ...looks yummy !! Serve it chilled :-)

  3. Delicious kheer and beautiful click!!

  4. I think so I will try this :)

  5. Beautifully done, who can resist to this wonderful and delicious kheer.

  6. Looks delicious.Will make it soon.

  7. Nice click...Kheer looks rich and tempting...

  8. I loved the color of the payasam, very nice idea of adding panneer, will improve the texture.

  9. oh mine i can see how long you would have kept stirring the milk - i can see that actual kheer texture in this. this is simply tempting. i have something to tell you along, i have my friend who is crazy about your blog and always says that you are one good north indian recipe blog to search for.

  10. My favorite.... Paneer gheer looks so yummy... :-)

  11. wow..delicious and tempting .lovely clicks too...

  12. This is quick. And if you say it is like Basundi, and only 15 min cooking time, it is fabulous. Will try for sure.

  13. Yummmmm :) Looks soo delicious Padhu I loved the click..Looked so delectable :)

  14. Basundhi is perfect and the click is superb.Yummy desert.

  15. Never heard of paneer payasam...Very new to me...

  16. i'll definitely try this in the peak of summer and enjoy the chilled payasam

  17. The light golden colored kheer looks so attractive. I can imagine gulping down generous quantities of chilled payasam down my gullet on a hot summer after noon.

  18. I made this at home, for my parents and my grandmother. It got rave reviews :) Thanks, Padhu!

  19. Does it mean if m making this recipe as it is then there's no need to add sugar?I would really like to know that.

  20. Yes, you do not have to add sugar. Condensed milk is very sweet, that is enough for this kheer. Try as given and you will not regret it.

  21. Hi Padhu,
    Made this yummy Kheer and loved it !!
    I used to follow another recipe for making this but this one is easier and also quicker.
    Thank you for sharing this wonderful dessert :-)

  22. Hi Padhu.....i have been following your recipes for quite long/. I have tried moong dal laddu, vermicelli upma, pal payasam to name a few. All turned out really good. I made paneer payasam yesterday for my in laws anniversary. It came out really good. I got compliments from my colleages and friends!. Thank you! Look forward to more interesting recipes

  23. Can I use ricotta cheese instead of paneer?

  24. Hi padhu, can this be fine avoiding condensed milk ? . Please advise

    1. Yes, you can avoid and add sugar but condensed milk gives richness to the kheer.


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