Naan (Indian Flat Bread)

Recipe by love4culinary
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 6-8 Naan




  • Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together into a nice sized bowl.
  • Stir in the beaten egg, yogurt and 2 tablespoons of the butter/ghee.
  • Gradually stir in enough milk to make a soft dough.
  • Knead dough very well.
  • Lightly grease bowl and cover the dough with a damp cloth and place in a warm place for 2 hours.
  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  • Knead dough on a floured surface for 2 or 3 minutes until smooth.
  • Divide into 8 pieces.
  • Roll each piece into a ball, and then into ovals about 6 to 8 inches long.
  • Grease a baking sheet with oil and brush both the sides of the rolled out Naan with oil.
  • Sprinkle one side with poppy seeds if you wish to use them.
  • Place the Naan on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 6 to 10 minutes until puffy and lightly golden brown.
  • The bread puffs slightly, and will lightly brown on the sides.
  • You can enjoy these Naan's plain or with your favorite Indian dish, such as a curry dish!