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Delicious Homemade Garlic Naan Bread

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Introduction to Garlic Naan Bread

Garlic Naan Bread, a staple of Indian cuisine, delights the palette with its rich flavors. This bread, known for its soft texture and aromatic garlic butter, presents a versatile side dish that complements a variety of meals. Crafting Garlic Naan at home not only refines your bread-making technique but also brings the authentic essence of Indian culinary tradition to your kitchen. The process introduces adventurers in the kitchen to the art of working with yeast and dough, enhancing their cooking repertoire.

Your kitchen will smell like heaven with this Garlic Naan Bread recipe

Gathering Your Ingredients for Homemade Garlic Naan Bread

You’ll need 2 cups of flour, 1/2 tsp of salt, 1 tsp of sugar, 1 tsp of instant yeast, 2 tablespoons of oil, and 1 cup of warm water for this Garlic Naan Bread recipe.

Flour gives the naan its structure, while yeast allows it to rise. Oil adds moisture and warm water activates the yeast. For those with dietary restrictions, gluten-free flour can be a substitute.

The Art of Kneading and Resting Your Dough

Combine flour, salt, sugar, and yeast in a bowl. Gradually mix in warm water and oil until the mixture forms a soft dough. Knead this dough for five minutes to develop gluten, which gives the naan its texture. Rest the dough in an oiled bowl until it doubles in size, a crucial step for achieving the right consistency. This process, from mixing to resting, ensures the naan is soft, fluffy, and ready for cooking.

Rolling, Cooking, and Garnishing

After the dough doubles in size, divide it into seven pieces. Roll each piece out on a floured surface until thin. Cook on a medium-heated Thawa until golden brown spots appear. Next, brush each Naan with garlic butter, enhancing flavor and aroma. Finally, sprinkle dhania over the top for a refreshing finish. These steps ensure a crispy exterior, soft interior, and a burst of garlic flavor in each bite, making the Naan unforgettable.

Your Gateway to Perfect Garlic Naan

Embarking on the journey to make Garlic Naan at home opens a world of culinary exploration. It’s a chance to fine-tune your skills and adapt the recipe to suit your taste. You might discover a preference for adding more garlic butter or experimenting with different types of flour. Every attempt is an opportunity to create a unique version of this beloved bread. Sharing these variations online can inspire others and foster a community of home chefs passionate about Indian cuisine.

Consider serving your homemade Garlic Naan with a variety of dishes. It pairs beautifully with creamy curries, spicy vegetables, or as a base for innovative pizza. The joy of cooking lies in these creative combinations, turning a simple meal into an extraordinary experience. Let Garlic Naan be your canvas, and the kitchen your studio where culinary art comes to life.

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Delicious Homemade Garlic Naan Bread

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Craving for some warm, fluffy, and delicious Homemade Garlic Naan Bread?  You’re in for a treat. Get baking.

  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Knead and Resting: 55 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Yield: 7 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dishes
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Indian


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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp instant yeast
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 cup warm water, not Boiling


  1. Add all dry ingredients to a bowl
  2. Add oil
  3. Gradually add water to make a soft dough
  4. Knead for about 5 minutes
  5. Roll into a ball and place in an oiled big bowl
  6. Allow resting for 30 to 50 minutes or until it doubles in size
  7. Then break it into 7 pieces
  8. Roll out
  9. Fry on a medium-heated Thawa.
  10. Brush with garlic butter
  11. Garnish with dhania
  12. Enjoy


Created, Prepared, tried, and tested by Jennifer from The Recipe Hunter: Tried  and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs 


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 169
  • Sugar: 0.7 g
  • Sodium: 168.5 mg
  • Fat: 4.4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.6 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.1 g
  • Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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10 thoughts on “Delicious Homemade Garlic Naan Bread”

  1. Naan is one of my fave breads! I have some in the fridge now! (Well, the cooler since I just sold my fridge!) So thankful that you join TTA each week. I’m happy to be featuring your post this week! Pinned!

    • Hi Amy, As for the thawa pan, yes you should be able to use a cast iron pan. I updated the post with a link for Thawa, so feel free to check it out. Thanks for popping in and hope you will try this garlic naan bread.


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