Naan Recipe - A popular leavened Indian bread.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida), Baking powder

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Breads


Naan Recipe - How to make Naan


Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Refined flour (maida) 4 cups

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Soda bicarbonate 1 teaspoon

  • Salt 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 2 teaspoons

  • Egg 1

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 2 teaspoons

  • Butter 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Sieve flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add sugar, egg, milk, yogurt and water. Knead well into a medium soft dough. Apply a little oil and keep it under wet cloth for one hour.

Step 2

Make eight equal sized balls. Apply a little oil and put onion seeds on top. Press sides first and then centre of the dough ball.

Step 3

Give a round flat shape. Pick in hand and pat to give it a round shape of about six inches diameter. Stretch it from one side to give a triangular shape.

Step 4

Put it on a cloth pad and put it on a preheated tandoor wall or cook in a preheated oven at 200ºC.

Step 5

Remove using skewers when it is crisp and lightly browned on both sides. Serve hot topped with butter.

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