Make delicious, soft naan bread in the comfort of your own home. Perfect with curries and as wraps for kebabs.

Makes 12-14 | Preparation Time: 1-2 hours | Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients Required:

  • 2 teaspoons Dried Active Yeast
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar
  • 400ml Lukewarm Water
  • 5 cups Plain Flour
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Yoghurt

Method:

  • Add the yeast, salt and sugar to a small bowl.
  • Stir in the water and leave aside for 5 minutes (or until a layer of foam appears on the mixture).
  • Add the flour, yeast mixture, oil and yoghurt to a large bowl, knead together to form a smooth dough. If the mixture is too sticky, add more flour.
  • Transfer the dough to a well-oiled bowl, cover with clingfilm and leave for 1-2 hours in a warm room (or until the dough has at least doubled in size.
  • To make the naan bread, flour a surface and the palms of your hands, and roll the dough into balls in your palms.
  • Press the naan dough ball into the flour, and roll out using a rolling pin, turning the dough each time you roll to form the round naan bread shape.
  • Transfer to a tava/large frying pan on a low/medium heat.
  • Turn naan bread regularly until both sides have cooked.
  • Repeat process until you have used all the naan dough and the naans have been made.

Serve with your favourite curry and enjoy 🙂


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