Foodservice equipment has now become a part of home kitchens to make your own favourite dairy products at home like this Homemade Sous Video Paneer. It's is so easy to make you can do it in your sleep!
Paneer is a fresh soft cheese which is non-aged, and non-melting made by curdling milk with a fruit or vegetable derived acid, such as lemon juice. Fresh Paneer pairs well with curry dishes, can be fried, cooked on a skewer, or can be made in a dessert dish or eaten as a snack. The possibilities are endless. Try this Homemade Sous Vide Paneer recipe and see for yourself how easy it is to make and how versatile this delicious cheese really is.
Pour milk into a 500 ml sealed glass jar and tighten lid. Place jar in container filled with water and sous vide attached.
Set sous vide to 190°F (88°C).
Once temperature is reached, set timer for 30 minutes.
Reduce temperature to 170°F (77°C).
Once temperature is reached, pour milk and lemon juice into a bowl and stir to create curds.
Let stand for 20 minutes.
Drain through a cheesecloth lined sieve set over a bowl, reserving whey for another use.
Gather cheesecloth and place small plate over top to weigh it down.
Let stand for 15 minutes.
Refrigerate paneer if not using right away. (Make-ahead: cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days).