Homemade Naan

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 cups - white flour
  • 1/2 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 cup - milk
  • 1 tbsp - sugar
  • 1 - egg
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - kalonji (Nigella seeds)

How to Make Homemade Naan

  • Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together into a bowl and make a well in the middle.
  • Mix the milk, sugar, egg and 2 tbsps of the oil in a bowl.
  • Pour this into the centre of the flour and knead, adding more water if necessary to form a soft dough.
  • Add the remaining oil, knead again.
  • Then cover with a damp cloth and allow the dough to rise for 15 mins.
  • Knead the dough again, cover and leave for 2-3 hours.
  • About half an hour before the naan is required, turn on the oven to the maximum heat.
  • Divide the dough into 8 balls and set it aside for 3-5 mins.
  • Sprinkle a baking sheet with the kalonji and put in the oven.
  • Shape each ball of dough with the palms to make an oval shape.
  • Put it on the kalonji and bake the naan until puffed up and golden brown. Serve hot.