Paneer grated - 1 cup
Milk - 3 cups
Sugar - as needed
Cardamom (crushed) - 2 nos
Saffron - Few
Chopped nuts - 5 nos
Rose essence - 1 tsp
Take a hard bottomed vessel, add milk and bring it to boil over medium flame. Then reduce the flame to low and boil milk until it thickens a bit. Keep stirring the milk at regular intervals when it's simmering.
Now add sugar and continue to cook further for 5 minutes.
Add crushed cardamom and mix well.
Add grated paneer,
And add chopped nuts and saffron, mix well and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes on a low flame till the grated paneer gets cooked and kheer becomes slightly thick.
Finally add rose essence, mix well and switch off the stove.
y garnish the paneer payasam with few saffron strands or chopped nuts.Now ready to your paneer payasam. Serve warm or cold.