Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 4 mins

Easy, tasty accompaniment to curry dishes

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the butter, milk, sugar and salad oil until the butter has melted and the milk is tepid.
  2. Put the other ingredients together in a bowl and make a soft dough, pouring in the milk mixture to keep the dough soft.
  3. Knead for 15- 20 minutes.
  4. Cover the bowl loosely with a cloth and leave to rise in a warm place until doubled in size.
  5. Split the dough into as many portions as you want and roll out into rounds and place on a floured tray near the cooker and keep covered.
  6. Heat a heavy-based frying pan over moderately high heat.
  7. Brush the pan with melted butter and toss the naan into the pan and let it fry for 2 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile brush the top with more melted butter.
  9. Turn the naan bread over and cook for a further 1 1/2 minutes.
  10. Brush the cooked side with more butter.
  11. When cooked place in tin foil to keep warm.
  12. Keep in tin foil if you wish to freeze them; place in a moderate oven to heat through.
  13. Cooking time of 4 minutes is for each naan bread, not total cooking time.


Most Helpful

I thought this turned out very good. Had it with Chicken Masala and Basamati rice. Thank you for the recipe!!!!

Shae Lin October 29, 2006

Hi, Heidi & others- Well I just returned from an Indian restaurant that has the great tasting Naan we are all craving. I got up the courage to ask them for the recipe...and it's soo simple. They only use: all purpose flour and milk..and then they bake it in a tandoor (which is a clay oven, this is what gives it the great taste). Since many of us don't have the clay oven, try baking it on a pizza stone.

salsabel99 January 25, 2006

I tried this recipe out hoping it'd be more like the naan I get at any Indian restraunt, but I was disappointed. I've yet to find a great naan recipe. Does anyone have one?

Heidi T. March 29, 2005

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