Garlic naan

Garlic Naan

Garlic Naan

Recipe by Donna


Prep time


Cooking time




  • 1 tsp dried yeast

  • 1 tsp caster sugar

  • 1/2 cup warm water

  • 50 grams butter

  • 1 3/4 cup plain flour

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 Tbsp plain yoghurt

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed


  • Combine yeast and sugar in a bowl. Add ½ cup warm water. Whisk to dissolve yeast. Cover. Stand in a warm place for 10 minutes or until frothy.
  • Melt butter in microwave until melted. Put flour and salt into a bowl. Add Yeast mixture, yoghurt and half of the melted butter. Stir to form soft dough. Turn out onto a floured board and knead for 5 minutes or until smooth.
  • Place dough in a large greased bowl. Cover. Stand in a warm place for 1 hour 30 minutes or until doubled in size. Punch down dough. Turn out onto a floured surface. Knead for 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic.
  • Divide into 4 balls. Using a rolling pin, roll into a 20cm oval. Repeat with the remaining balls.
  • Using a large flat grill or large pan heat on medium high heat. Place naan on grill. Add crushed garlic to other half of butter, mix and brush onto naan. Grill for 2 minutes. Turn. Brush with the butter mixture. Grill for 2-3 minutes or until golden and puffed. Put cooked naan onto a plate covered with foil to keep warm. Repeat to cook other naan.

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