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Easy Naan Bread |

Easy Naan Bread

  • Author: Laura
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 26 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 tsp instant yeast
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 to 3 cups flour
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced (optional)


  1. In a bowl, add warm water, yeast, and sugar in a large bowl. Stir to combine and allow to sit for 5 minutes or until bubbly.
  2. Add in olive oil, yogurt, egg, salt and 2 cups of flour. Stir together  until smooth.
  3. Next, add enough flour to make a soft dough. Knead a few times on a floured counter until smooth.
  4. Place dough in a greased bowl. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled.
  5. Preheat a skillet to medium heat.
  6. Cut dough into eight pieces. On a floured surface, roll out each piece into a 6″ circle.
  7. Cook each circle for 2-3 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown on the bottom. Flip over and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  8. Brush the top (the bubbly side) of each naan with melted butter.If desired, add garlic to the butter before brushing. Makes 8 pieces.
  • Category: Bread
  • Cuisine: Indian
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