Homemade Cream Cheese Recipe - Perfect for Cheesecakes, Dips

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Sep. 15, 2014

Whether you want to make a cheesecake, or a dip or a cream cheese frosting or... This Homemade Cream Cheese is perfect for it.. Making Cream Cheese at home is not only extremely cheap, but the fact of freshness also comes in place! This recipe is so easy, just blend in the ingredients and let it strain for 48 hrs and you're ready to rock and roll!


Cottage cheese 400 Gram (Paneer)
Plain yogurt 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (Approximately)
Salt 1 Pinch (Optional)



1.     Grate/crumble the paneer(Cottage cheese). Now add half of the yogurt and paneer to the blender jar and blend it.

2.     If required, add more yogurt to make a absolutely smooth paste.

3.     Transfer the paste to a Cheesecloth/Muslin cloth which is lined above a colander/strainer and the strainer is above a bowl.

4.     Refrigerate this setup, for a minimum of 48hrs, dumping the water which is collected in the bowl every 12  hrs



5.     After 2-3 days, your Cream Cheese is ready. Use it as you prefer.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 45Calories from Fat 13

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 165 mg6.88%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 2 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet