How to make Cheesy Garlic Naan -

These naans are flavoured with garlic and enriched with cheese.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mozzarella cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़), Processed cheese (प्रोसेस्ड चीज़)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

For more recipes related to Cheesy Garlic Naan checkout Cheese Chilli bread Pakora. You can also find more Breads recipes like Bajra na Rotla Olive Bacon and Cheese Bread Aloo Parantha-SK Khazana Palak Puri

Cheesy Garlic Naan

Cheesy Garlic Naan Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheesy Garlic Naan Recipe

  • Mozzarella cheese grated as required

  • Processed cheese grated as required

  • Garlic chopped as required

  • Refined flour (maida) 3 cups + for dusting

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

  • Baking powder 1½ teaspoons

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 2 teaspoons

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • coriander leaves chopped, 2 tablespoons + for sprinkling

  • Milk as required

  • Melted butter for coating


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Sieve together refined flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl. Add castor sugar, butter, garlic, 2 tablespoons coriander leaves and some milk, mix and knead into a semi-stiff dough.

Step 3

Divide the dough into equal portions and roll out into a 6 inch diameter disc. Pull it from one end to give it an oval shape. Place it on a baking tray and brush with some melted butter.

Step 4

Sprinkle mozzarella, processed cheese and coriander leaves on the naans, place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 7-8 minutes. Remove from heat and brush with some melted butter.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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