Naan ( Indian Flat Bread)

05 Apr

Ingredients :

  1. All purpose flour – 300 gms
  2. Warm water – 150 ml at room temperature( the water should not be hot as it would kill the yeast)
  3. Dry Active Yeast – 12 gms
  4. Baking Powder – 1/2 Tsp
  5. Salt – for taste.
  6. Sugar – 1 Tsp.


1. Take a big bowl and add warm water. Add Dry yeast, sugar and salt. Mix it very well .

2. Now add the Flour and  Baking Powder.

3. Mix it up with the wooden spatula as the dough is extremely sticky. Cover the bowl with thin            plastic wrapper or wet kitchen towel.

4. Leave it in warm place for 5 hours.

5. Now dust flour in the kitchen workplace. Drop the dough in the kitchen workplace with spatula. Sprinkle generously some flour on top of dough and pat it.

6. Now divide the dough in to small pieces. Roll in to the 3mm thickness and bake it in the preheated oven .

7. Cook for 5 min at max temp in the oven. check frequently for the first few batches.

Tip : 1. Add little minced garlic and butter , to have Garlic naan.

2. Can be served with Yellow Dhal , Butter Chicken, Vegetable gravy. Goes very well most of the indian gravies.


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  1. SathyaSridhar

    April 10, 2010 at 1:06 pm


    GREAT PHOTOS – great food…

    We are coming for supper tonight

    Be ready.


    Sridhar & Sathya

  2. Sridevi

    April 11, 2010 at 1:37 am

    Thank you for your great comments…