I love fresh bread and Naan bread falls into this category.

This recipe is easy to make and is cooked on a skillet – cast iron if you have one.

It is great for dipping so pairs really well with curry, soup, or stew but also works well as a pillowy, slightly doughy street sandwich or wrap. 

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Makes

6 servings

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

15 minutes

Good For:

side dish

Ingredients

  • 1 cup lukewarm water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons active dry yeast – 1 package
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

How to make Naan Bread

Check out our easy step by step video

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

In a large warmed mixing bowl, stir the water, honey, and yeast together and set aside for 10 minutes until it starts to bubble

Step 2

Mix the yogurt, egg, and oil together

Step 3

Mix the flour and salt together

Step 4

Add the wet ingredients and the yeast mixture to the flour and mix to form a shaggy dough 

Step 5

Turn out onto a floured board and knead until smooth

Step 6

Put back into the bowl cover with a damp towel and  place in a warm location for 1 hour or until double in size

Step 7

Remove from the bowl and divide into 6 pieces and roll into balls

Step 8

Cover with a damp towel and allow to rest for 15 minutes

Step 9

Pre-heat a heavy-bottomed skillet – cast iron if you have it and brush with a little oil

Step 10

Roll out each ball into a circle to fit the pan

Step 11

Place one of your dough circles onto the pan and allow the dough to start bubbling and then flip over and repeat on the other side

Step 12

Keep cooking it until it is lightly browned

Step 13

Keep warm in the oven and repeat the cooking process with each piece of the remaining dough

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Nan Bread

I love fresh bread and Naan bread falls into this category.
This recipe is easy to make and is cooked on a skillet - cast iron if you have one.
It is great for dipping so pairs really well with curry, soup, or stew but also works well as a pillowy, slightly doughy street sandwich or wrap. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6
Calories 368 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup lukewarm water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons active dry yeast – 1 package
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

Instructions
 

  • In a large warmed mixing bowl, stir the water, honey, and yeast together and set aside for 10 minutes until it starts to bubble
  • Mix the yogurt, egg and oil together
  • Mix the flour and salt together
  • Add the wet ingredients and the yeast mixture to the flour and mix to form a shaggy dough 
  • Turn out onto a floured board and knead until smooth
  • Put back into the bowl cover with a damp towel and  place in a warm location for 1 hour or until double in size
  • Remove from the bowl and divide into 6 pieces and roll into balls
  • Cover with a damp towel and allow to rest for 15 minutes
  • Pre-heat a heavy-bottomed skillet – cast iron if you have it and brush with a little oil
  • Roll out each ball into a circle to fit the pan
  • Place one of your dough circles onto the pan and allow the dough to start bubbling and the flip over and repeat on the other side
  • Keep cooking it until it is lightly browned
  • Keep warm in the oven and repeat the cooking process with each piece of the remaining dough

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 368kcalCarbohydrates: 61gProtein: 11gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 796mgPotassium: 147mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 50IUCalcium: 27mgIron: 4mg

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