Make Your Own Naan Bread

Make Your Own Naan Bread

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


  • 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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