Naan Recipe using yeast, Homemade Naan Bread, How to make naan bread at home?

naan recipe using yeast

Naan is a leavened bread usually cooked in tandoor / clay oven. These restaurant style naan bread can be prepared at home without tandoor. I prepare them at home in the stove top on a tawa / griddle. This naan recipe using yeast is easy to follow, for preparing the best homemade naan. Serve it with rich gravy of your choice like paneer butter masala, dal makhani, chicken tikka masala etc.,

naan recipe using yeast

Naan recipe using yeast (on a stove top), How to make restaurant style naan at home?


Naan Recipe

Soft homemade naan recipe using yeast cooked on a stove top
Category : Flat bread
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Published : October 10, 2016
Prep time : 1 hour 30 mins; Cook time : 15 mins; Total time : 1 hour 45 mins
Yield : 10 – 12 naans (depending on the size)


Ingredients :

  • All Purpose Flour : 3 Cups
  • Salt : To taste
  • Yogurt : 1/4 Cup
  • Butter (melted) : 1/4 Cup + more
  • Active dry yeast : 2 Teaspoons
  • Sugar : 1 Teaspoon
  • Warm water (@110 F) : 3/4 Cup
  • Kalonji / nigella seeds : as required (optional)

Instructions :

  1. In a bowl, mix active dry yeast, sugar in warm water (at temperature of 110 F) and let it sit for 7 – 8 minutes till it is frothy.
  2. In another bowl, add all purpose flour, salt, yogurt, melted butter, yeast solution and knead well. If needed, sprinkle more water and knead into a soft dough.
  3. Let it rest for 1.5 hours – 2 hours till it has doubled.
  4. Knead the dough again and divide into equal sized balls and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Heat griddle, take one ball, flatten it using a rolling pin. Apply butter and cook on one side till bubbles start to appear, then apply butter, flip it to other side and cook. Remove from heat.
  6. Repeat the process for rest of the dough. Brush with melted butter and serve it warm.

Notes :

  • Instead of melted butter, you can use oil.
  • While flattening the dough, optionally, you can sprinkle some nigella seeds.

naan recipe using yeast (stove top method)

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9 Comments

  1. wow…Naan looks super soft and yummy, i follow one extra step to the stove top method, in the end i put the cooked Naan over flame for few seconds to get that charred effect ๐Ÿ™‚
    same pinch Divs we too had Naan & PBM for weekend lunch ๐Ÿ™‚

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