Butter Garlic Naan

Naan is a very popular Indian flatbread. There are different types of naans , this is a recipe for butter garlic naan. Restaurant styled, homemade naan without making use of a tandoor. Enjoy the naan along with any Indian Gravy dish.
  • Passive
    2 Hours
  • Prep
    25 minutes
  • Cook
    20 minutes
  • Servings
    10 Pc.


For the Naan Dough:-
  • 4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Granulated white sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp Instant Yeast
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 3/4 cup Yoghurt / curds (at room temperature)
  • 1 1/4 cup Warm Milk (not hot milk, it will kill the yeast)
Other Ingredients:-
  • 6-8 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
  • 4 tbsp Butter (melted)
  • Coriander (chopped, as required)


  • 1 Mix butter and garlic and keep aside.
  • 2 Mix all ingredients mentioned under 'For the Naan Dough' till a soft dough is formed. (Add more warm milk if required). Put dough in an oiled bowl , cover and keep aside for about 1 -1 1/2 hours till the dough is doubled in sized.
  • 3 Once dough is doubled in size, lightly punch out the air from dough.
  • 4 Divide dough into 10 parts and shape into smooth dough balls,
  • 5 Heat a skillet. Apply some oil to palms of your hands and press the dough to form an oval shaped thick chapati. (Or use a rolling pin to roll out). Prick top of this chapati with a fork (so that they don't puff up like puris while cooking).
  • 6 Now, place this naan over a hot skillet.
  • 7 Check to see if bottom turns brown (will take about 2 minutes).
  • 8 Once bottom turns brown, transfer on baking tray, turn top heat ON (broil ON) and bake naan for about 2 minutes till you get a nice golden color on top. Remove from oven, brush top with melted butter with garlic, sprinkle coriander.
  • 9 Serve hot with your favorite gravy dish ! (See recipe notes below).

Recipe Notes

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