How to Make Fresh Cottage Cheese at Home in A Few Easy Steps

Homemade cottage cheese cubesYesterday, I posted a yummy recipe of cottage cheese and today I'm going to tell you an easy and simple way to make quality cottage cheese at home. Several readers asked me about substituting the ready-made version with the homemade cheese. The method presented here is quite easy and only requires two ingredients. You can make this cheese just half an hour before preparing the recipe. This way, you will not only get the freshest cheese but the recipe itself will also taste much better. If you're making it in bulk, you can refrigerate it in airtight containers for up to a week. You must take full cream milk to get the best results. Let's make this popular and tasty cheese that's nutritious and easy-to-make.

Homemade cottage cheese cubes
How to Make Fresh Cottage Cheese at Home in A Few Easy Steps

Fresh home made cottage cheese

Learn how you can make Indian cottage cheese in a few easy steps at home with just two ingredients to make yummy and delicious recipes with awesome flavor.

Preparation Time: 2 hours
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8

  • 10 cups full cream milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice


  1. Boil milk on a medium flame and stir it continuously to avoid formation of cream layer on the top.
  2. Slowly add portions of lime juice in it while stirring continuously.
  3. As milk is curdled, bring it down from the flame.
  4. Place a muslin cloth inside a deep pan with its ends hanging out.
  5. Pour curdled milk in the pan and lift the muslin cloth with its end.
  6. Tie a knot from top and hang it for about half an hour till all the remaining water drain from it.
  7. Press the muslin cloth filled with cheese from your hands to spread it evenly.
  8. Place it under a heavy object for at least 2 hours.
  9. Open the muslin cloth and cut the cheese cubes in your desired shape.