Indian Naan Bread

Indian Naan Bread created by Bonnie G 2

Not only is this a great addition to a traditional Indian meal, it's also delicious with lamb, vegetarian or a curry/cumin dish. This is Emeril's recipe that came with my cast iron pizza/griddle pan! Time indicated does not include rising time.

Ready In:
25mins
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ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 12 teaspoon sugar
  • 12 cup warm water, 107 degrees F
  • 1 14 cups flour, all purpose (plus more for kneading)
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 cup butter, plus 1 teaspooon, melted butter (still warm, NOT hot)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Optional Topings

  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 12 tablespoons mixed seeds (mixture of nigella, sesame and white poppy seeds, or any combination)

directions

  • Combine yeast and sugar in small bowl.
  • Add water and stir well and let rest until foamy, about 5 minutes.
  • Stire together the flour and salt in a large bowl.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour and pour in the mixture and butter.
  • Mix together with fingers until a smooth doughs form that is just slightly sticky, working in additional flour if needed.
  • Transfer dough to flightly floured board and knead for 3 minutes.
  • Oil a small bowl with the remaining teaspoon of butter and place the dough in the bowl, turning to coat.
  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or a damp kitchen towl and let rest in a warm draft-free area until doubled in dize, about 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven and griddle (or baking stone) to 400 degrees F.
  • Divide the dough into 6 equal pieces and transfer to lightly floured work surface.
  • Using a lightly floured rolling pin, gently roll each portion dough into a circle.
  • 5-6 inches in diameter.
  • Optional: Brush tops with melted butter and sprinkle with seeds.
  • Using a heatproof basting brush, lightly coat the griddle/stone with a little vegetable oil and quickly place dough onto the griddle.
  • Bake until light golden brown and puffed, 8 - 10 minutes.
  • Remove bread and bake remaining rounds.
  • Serve bread hot or warm.
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"Not only is this a great addition to a traditional Indian meal, it's also delicious with lamb, vegetarian or a curry/cumin dish. This is Emeril's recipe that came with my cast iron pizza/griddle pan! Time indicated does not include rising time."

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  1. Bonnie G 2
    As with all of your recipes so good. Love how easy it is to make and the flavor is true Naan Bread, I brushed it at the end with melted butter with crushed garlic in it and sprinkled with course salt. Went perfect with our Indian Butter Chicken
  2. Bonnie G 2
    Indian Naan Bread Created by Bonnie G 2
  3. Galley Wench
    Not only is this a great addition to a traditional Indian meal, it's also delicious with lamb, vegetarian or a curry/cumin dish. This is Emeril's recipe that came with my cast iron pizza/griddle pan! Time indicated does not include rising time.
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