Naan Bread Recipe

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  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. Let stand about 10 minutes, until frothy.
  3. Meanwhile melt butter and add garlic set aside for grilling.
  4. To the yeast mix stir in sugar, milk, egg, salt, and enough flour to make a soft dough. Knead for 6 to 8 minutes on a lightly floured surface, or until smooth. Place dough in a well oiled bowl, cover with a damp cloth, and set aside to rise.
  5. Let it rise 1 hour, until the dough has doubled in volume.
  6. Punch down dough,
  7. Knead dough again
  8. Pinch off small handfuls of dough about the size of a golf ball.
  9. Roll into balls, and place on a tray. Cover with a towel, and allow to rise until doubled in size, about 30 minutes.
  10. During the second rising, preheat grill to high heat.
  11. Roll one ball of dough out into a thin circle.
  12. Lightly oil grill.
  13. Brush with garlic butter
  14. Place dough on grill, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until puffy and lightly browned.
  15. Turn over and brush with garlic butter
  16. Cook until browned, another 2 to 4 minutes. Remove from grill,
  17. And continue the process until all the naan has been prepared.
  18. Makes about 14 naans
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 405.15 Kcal (1696 kJ)
Calories from fat 80.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.96g 14%
Cholesterol 40.94mg 14%
Sodium 679.66mg 28%
Potassium 112.37mg 2%
Total Carbs 69.23g 23%
Sugars 4.54g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1.78g 7%
Protein 11.71g 23%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 3.7mg 20%
Calcium 32mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 270.66 Kcal (1133 kJ)
Calories from fat 53.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.99g 14%
Cholesterol 27.35mg 14%
Sodium 454.05mg 28%
Potassium 75.07mg 2%
Total Carbs 46.25g 23%
Sugars 3.03g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1.19g 7%
Protein 7.82g 23%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 2.4mg 20%
Calcium 21.4mg 3%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.5
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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