Naan (Indian Flat Bread) Recipe

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Naan (Indian Flat Bread)
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  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp butter or 3 tbsp ghee, melted
  • 1 cup of luke warm milk (may use a little less, just add gradually until soft dough forms)
  • 1 tbsp poppy seed (optional)


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

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 286.94 Kcal (1201 kJ)
Calories from fat 56.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.3g 10%
Cholesterol 33.4mg 11%
Sodium 345.8mg 14%
Potassium 164.65mg 4%
Total Carbs 48.73g 16%
Sugars 0.61g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2.11g 8%
Protein 7.56g 15%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 70.7mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 328.16 Kcal (1374 kJ)
Calories from fat 64.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.2g 10%
Cholesterol 38.2mg 11%
Sodium 395.48mg 14%
Potassium 188.31mg 4%
Total Carbs 55.73g 16%
Sugars 0.7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2.41g 8%
Protein 8.65g 15%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 80.9mg 7%

* 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

  • 5.8
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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