Wednesday 28 March 2012

Homemade Garlic Naan

Homemade Garlic Naan Recipe

I have been making Naan a lot these days, ever since I tried Coriander and Garlic Naan.... This is the most perfect soft and fluffy Naan recipe I have tried so far and it’s eggless too :)..... My son loves it and he even happily takes it to school for lunch.... The best thing is it will remain soft for hours after making..... This time I didn’t add coriander but increased the amount of garlic to make Garlic Naan.

Homemade Naan Recipe

Garlic Naan
(Adapted from The Big Book of Baking)
Preparation Time - 30 Min
Cooking time – 5 Min
Ready in 2 ½ to 3 Hours
Serves – 3-4 
280 gm / 10 oz / 1 ¼ cups Strong white flour plus extra for dusting (can use All purpose flour/ Maida)
1 tsp Salt
2-3 garlic cloves, very finely chopped
1 tsp easy-blend dried yeast
2 tsp Honey
100ml / 3 ½ fl oz lukewarm water
4 tbsp Yogurt
1 tbsp Vegetable oil, plus extra for brushing (I used Ghee)

  • Sift the flour and salt together into a bowl and stir in the garlic and yeast. Make a well in the center and pour in the honey, water, yogurt and oil. Stir well with a wooden spoon until the dough begins to come together, and then knead with your hands until it leaves the sides of the bowl. Turn out on to a lightly floured surface and knead well for about 10 minutes, until smooth and elastic.
  • Brush a bowl with oil. Shape the dough into a ball, put it in the bowl and cover with a damp tea towel. Leave to rise in a warm place for about 1-2 hours, until the dough has doubled in volume.
  • Turn out the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knock back with your fist. Divide the dough into 6-8 equal sized balls. Cover the balls with a cling film for 5-10 minutes.
  • Roll out each ball into a teardrop shape.
  • Heat grilling tawa / skillet and cook both sides of Naan on a medium heat. Brush with butter / ghee and serve with your favorite side dish.
Naan Recipe

In Picture: Garlic Naan, Punjabi Chicken Masala and Paneer Tomato Curry.

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Garlic Naan

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  1. When ever i made naan at home it never was as good as the one we eat in a restaurant, so i have given up this looks so good.

  2. looks perfectly done.neatly displayed and captured well!

  3. Nice clicks and perfect garlic naans.

  4. I have been wanting to make garlic naan from scratch. Now that I have this recipe, I found no excise whatsoever not to start making them. Thanks :)

  5. Perfectly laid out dinner. Thanks for the recipe, I need to try it now

  6. I LOVE naan bread! Yours looks rather amazing

  7. Oh, that looks brilliant! I love naan and I hope you're posting the recipe for the chicken masala.

  8. I refer to Tarla Dalal for making my naan. They come out super soft & good. Will try your version sometime. Looks great!

  9. perfectly made !! looks so wonderful !!

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  10. oh i simply love this... susan

  11. One of my favorite breads..I think my most favorite, I can just eat it alone.

  12. *Saved* Thanks for sharing! I got hooked on Naan since my work uses it in catering all the time

  13. Tempting as well as mouthwatering…

  14. Your conversions are out. Horrifically.

  15. Came out excellent! Thank you!

  16. I tried this and it came out very very excellent! Thank you!

    1. Thanks for trying Gayathri and glad you liked it :)...


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