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Homemade Naan

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Naan is a traditional Indian flatbread that is cooked in a clay oven called a tandoor. This recipe for homemade naan is easy to make and delicious.
Homemade Naan

Naan is a type of leavened flatbread that is popular in India and Middle Eastern countries. It is made from white flour, yeast, yogurt, water, and salt.

The dough for naan is kneaded until it becomes soft and elastic.  Homemade Naan can be eaten plain or with a variety of toppings such as butter, vegetables, cheese, or meat dishes.

It is traditionally cooked in a tandoor oven and served hot. However, this recipe will show you how to make it at home easily.

Homemade Naan

Serve it with side dish of choice. Some popular combinations include Chole Masala, Paneer Butter Masala, Gobi Manchurian, Dal Makhani, Palak Paneer etc.


Homemade Naan
5 from 2 votes

Homemade Naan Recipe

Naan is a traditional Indian flatbread that is cooked in a clay oven called a tandoor. This recipe for homemade naan is easy to make and delicious.
Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Middle Eastern, North Indian

Ingredients for Homemade Naan

  • 2 cup All purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1/2 cup Warm Milk
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp Oil

Optional Toppings

  • Garlic finely chopped
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Mint Leaves finely chopped

How to make Homemade Naan

  • Place all the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl and whisk well . Make a well in flour and add milk and yogurt to it slowly and combine it together
  • Knead well to form a soft dough. Dough should be soft enough to be able to dig your finger into it without any pressure
  • Cover with damp cloth and let it sit in a warm place for 2 hours.
  • After few hours, on a dusted work place , take out the dough and knead for about 5 minutes and divide into equal portions
  • Dust again and flatten the portions slowly into a thinly rolled bread, a little thick and elongated like oval shaped
  • If you like to add any toppings, you can add now like garlic, cumin seeds ,coriander leaves and some butter on naan on one side
  • And apply some water on the other side
  • Heat a wide skillet on medium heat, when its hot and place the wet side of naan on to the pan and cover with lid for 30-40 seconds, you will see some bubbles on it .
  • Flip other side on direct flame with help of tongs until you see charred brown spots all over the naan.
  • Smoother some butter over the naan and serve warm with side dish of choice.


Jimmy Veerasamy Maary October 24, 2022 - 11:07 am

Excellent Bro
Keep up the inspiring work
Om Sri Ganasha Namah
Om Maha Lakshmi Namah

Praveen Kumar October 25, 2022 - 10:56 am

Thank you :)

swathi January 13, 2013 - 1:43 am

its awesome

sham March 14, 2011 - 6:37 am

great yarrrrrrr

Rakesh December 10, 2010 - 8:23 am

Very easy to make recipe

pallavi barwa April 26, 2010 - 5:29 am

i have tried to make it nd m succeeded in it. it’s very good.

rohit raghunath April 10, 2010 - 6:52 am


rani October 28, 2009 - 6:39 am

easy and simple recipe that can be made at home

selvi January 29, 2009 - 5:13 am

easy way for making tasty naan. really good


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