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naan bread

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Lillian Russo
Long Island, NY

This is a recipe for Middle Eastern flat bread. Its sort of like a tortilla. Its delicious served warm! This recipe is by a cook named Aravi Vei, He is from India. I've made this recipe many times. I added my photo.

(3 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For naan bread

  • 2 c
    flour-you may need slightly more
  • 1 tsp
    active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    plain yogurt
  • 2/3 c
    luke warm water
  • dried parsley
  • sesame seeds

How To Make naan bread

  • 1
    Take luke warm water in a cup, dissolve yeast and sugar in it and keep it aside. Allow it to rise. It normally takes only about 5-10 minutes to rise well.
  • 2
    Sift flour and salt into a bowl and add yeast- sugar mixture, yogurt and half of the butter into it.
  • 3
    Mix together to form a smooth dough. Again knead it on a flat surface to make it more smoother. Add more flour if dough is too sticky.
  • 4
    Then it has to be kept in a greased, covered bowl (preferably in a warm place,may be inside the cooking range) and allow it to stand for almost 1 hr, by which the dough will be sized double.
  • 5
    Knead the dough for 5 more minutes by punching it down.
  • 6
    Divide into lemon sized balls. Flatten (extreme) each ball using hand,and add the toppings.
  • 7
    Now heat a skillet (I didn’t have a grill pan, so I used a skillet) on the stove top. Grease it with oil and wipe it off with a cloth or kitchen tissue.
  • 8
    Place the flattened dough on it, and cook it on medium heat.
  • 9
    Within few minutes, it will puff up, then apply melted butter on 2 -3 spots and turn it over.
  • 10
    Cook for few more minutes and remove. Immediately wrap it in a kitchen towel.
  • 11
    Serve warm.

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