Naan Recipe

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  • 1 (1/4 oz) package active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 4 1/2 cups bread flour
  • 2 tsp minced garlic (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand 10 minutes, until frothy. Stir in sugar, milk, egg and salt and enough flour to make a soft dough. Knead for about 8 minutes on a floured surface, until smooth. Place in a well oiled bowl, cover with a damp cloth and set aside to rise. Allow to rise for 1 hours Dough will double in volume.
  2. Punch down dough. Knead in garlic. Pinch off dough to the size of golf balls. Roll into ball shape, and place on a tray. Cover with a towel and allow to rise until doubled in size. Approximately 30 minutes.
  3. During second rising, preheat grill to high heat.
  4. At grill side, roll one ball of dough out to a thin circle. Lightly oil grill. Place dough on grill and cook 2-3 minutes until puffy or slightly browned. Brush uncooked side with butter and turn over. Brush cooked side with butter and cook until browned., another 2-4 minutes. Remove from grill, and continue process until all naan is prepared.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 585.64 Kcal (2452 kJ)
Calories from fat 117.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Cholesterol 57.32mg 19%
Sodium 954.41mg 40%
Potassium 211.47mg 4%
Total Carbs 99.25g 33%
Sugars 6.35g 25%
Dietary Fiber 4.02g 16%
Protein 18.66g 37%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 5.2mg 29%
Calcium 46.5mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 272.09 Kcal (1139 kJ)
Calories from fat 54.38 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.04g 20%
Cholesterol 26.63mg 19%
Sodium 443.43mg 40%
Potassium 98.25mg 4%
Total Carbs 46.11g 33%
Sugars 2.95g 25%
Dietary Fiber 1.87g 16%
Protein 8.67g 37%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 2.4mg 29%
Calcium 21.6mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 12
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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