Are you ready to make one of the most popular breeds in Asia? Awesome! Today, I’ll give you the easiest steps in making delicious and flavorful Naan bread!
Naan is a traditional oven-baked flatbread in India. In English, Naan means “flat leavened bread”. Take note that this recipe doesn’t need active yeast as yogurt also contains active culture in it.
Without further ado, let’s start baking!
- In a bowl, place in all-purpose flour, baking soda, ½ c of yogurt. (extra water and flour in case needed) Mix with a spatula, then uses hands to incorporate all ingredients together.
- Add more yogurt, the dough needs more yogurt for it to be slightly sticky.
3. Continue to mix using hands, then form dough into a ball.
4. Cover. Let it rest for 5-10 minutes.
5. Remove the cover. Divide them into equal parts. This dough makes about 6 parts. Using a rolling pin, flatten each piece of dough. The dough doesn’t have to be a perfect circle.
6. Continue to roll the rest of the dough. See the thickness.
7. Finish rolling the dough. Dust the surface with flour so it will not stick.
8. Sprinkle flour in between the flattened dough.
9. Heat a non-stick pan. Drizzle with oil.
10. When hot, place one piece of naan dough.
11. Check the dough for bubbles. When it appears, it is time to flip over.
12. There will be nice bubbling brown blisters indicating that it’s cooked.
13. Transfer each naan into a plate.
14. Pile them up and serve. Great job! Now you can enjoy your delicious Naan!
Naan Bread Recipe
- 2 cups All purpose flour
- 2 tsp Baking powder
- 1/2 cup Yogurt
- Cooking oil
- Flour (for sprinkling the surface)
- In a bowl, place in all-purpose flour, baking soda, and 1/2 cup of yogurt. You can also add extra water when needed and extra flour for dredging later.
- Mix with spatula , then use hands to incorporate all the ingredients together.
- Add more yogurt, the dough needs more yogurt. The dough must be slightly sticky.
- Continue mixing with your hands, then form dough into ball.
- Cover. Let it rest for 5-10 minutes.
- Remove the cover. Divide the dough into equal parts. This dough can be divided into 6 parts.
- Using a rolling pin, flatten each piece of dough. The dough doesn't have to be a perfect circle.
- Continue to roll the rest of the dough but make sure to mind its thickness. You would never want to have a bread so thin or too thick!
- Finish rolling the dough, dust the surface with flour so it would not stick. Sprinkle it in between the flatten dough.
- Heat a non-stick pan. Drizzle with oil.
- Once the pan is heated, place one piece of naan dough.
- Check the dough for bubbles. When it appears, it is time to flip it over. Note: There will be nice bubbling brown blisters.
- Transfer each naan into a plate. Pile them up!
- Serve. All done! You can now enjoy your delicious naan bread!
Absolutely! The recipe above has only a total time of 20 mins. Follow that and you’ll surely make a delicious Naan in no time!
In English, Naan means a “flat leavened bread”
Yes, of course! It is an indication that the dough is cooked.