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Homemade Garlic Naan Bread oozes with garlic butter and is deliciously soft with just the right amount of chew. Easy to make & so much better than shop bought !

Homemade Garlic Naan Bread

Homemade Garlic Naan Bread oozes with garlic butter and is deliciously soft with just the right amount of chew. Easy to make & so much better than shop bought !
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Rising time: 1 hour
Servings: 12 Small
Calories: 244kcal
Author: Sarah James
Small

Equipment

  • Stand Mixer
  • large mixing bowl
  • cast iron griddle pan or heavy based frying pan
  • Pastry brush

Ingredients

Naan Bread

  • 500 g bread flour
  • teaspoons sugar
  • teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons instant yeast I use Doves Farm
  • 3 tablespoons of natural yoghurt
  • 5 tablespoons rapeseed or vegetable oil
  • 250 to 275 ml water

Garlic Butter Topping

  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 50 g salted butter
  • 2 tbsp Optional: freshly chopped coriander or parsley.

Instructions

  • Add the bread flour, sugar, salt, instant yeast, yoghurt, oil and water to the mixing bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook.
  • Knead on a low setting for 10 minutes until the dough is smooth and elastic. Alternatively, mix by hand and knead for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Transfer dough to an oiled mixing bowl and cover. Leave to prove for an hour or until doubled in size.
  • Place your dough onto a lightly floured work surface and divide into 6 equally sized balls (approx 150g each)
  • Cover with a damp tea towel and leave for ten minutes while you preheat your cast iron griddle pan to a medium to high heat.
  • Preheat a heavy based frying pan or cast iron griddle on a medium to high heat for at least 5 minutes.
  • Shape your dough balls by hand into thin pizza shapes and cover.
  • Melt the butter in a small pan on a low heat and add the crushed garlic. Continuing warming for one minute and remove from the heat.
  • Stretch a couple of Naan into tear shapes and place onto the hot griddle or pan for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Turn over and brush with garlic butter. Cook for another 3 minutes before brushing with more garlic butter and chopped coriander or parsley and wrapping in a tea towel.

Notes

  1. Homemade Garlic Naan Bread  freeze well and will keep in the freezer for up to 3 months.
  2. Nutrition information is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Garlic Naan Bread
Amount per Serving
Calories
 
244
Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
10
g
15
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Cholesterol
 
10
mg
3
%
Sodium
 
326
mg
14
%
Potassium
 
71
mg
2
%
Carbohydrates
 
32
g
11
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
6
g
12
%
Vitamin A
 
114
IU
2
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
15
mg
2
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.