How to make Homemade Paneer Toast -

This recipe tells you how to make a batch of deliciously creamy paneer and then uses it as a stuffing in crispy toasted bread. Simple and delicious

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Fat milk, Bread slices (ब्रेड स्लाइस)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters


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Homemade Paneer Toast

Homemade Paneer Toast Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Homemade Paneer Toast Recipe

  • Fat milk 1 litre

  • Bread slices Brown multigrain 8

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Fresh cream 100 millilitres

  • Oil 1 tsp + for shallow frying

  • Onion finely chopped 1 large

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 7-8


Step 1

Heat milk in a deep non-stick pan and bring to a boil.

Step 2

Add cream and mix well. Add salt and mix well, boil further.

Step 3

Add lemon juice, mix well and simmer till milk curdles and the whey separates.

Step 4

Place a strainer on a bowl. Put a muslin cloth in the strainer, place the curdled milk with the whey in it, tie the cloth into a potli and strain the liquid.

Step 5

Place the potli in a pan and put a heavy object on top to press it for a while. Discard the liquid and the leftover solid is the paneer. Cool to room temperature.

Step 6

Heat 1 tsp oil in a non-stick pan. Add onion and saute well. Add green chilli and saute. Add salt.

Step 7

Chop coriander sprigs.

Step 8

Add fresh homemade paneer, mix well and cook. Add chopped coriander, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 9

Heat a sandwich griller.

Step 10

Place paneer mixture onto 4 bread slices, cover with remaining bread slices and press lightly.

Step 11

Drizzle little oil in the griller, place the sandwich in it, drizzle some more oil on top, cover and grill till grill marks appear on the sandwich.

Step 12

Cut into triangles and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.