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East Indian dinner: naan bread

on February 8, 2015


Whenever I have a second (on the weekend), I try to prepare a big east Indian meal. Even though the curry are from a spice mix, or sauce in a jar, they are still one of my household favorite. I did however made the naan bread from scratch. After trying a few recipe, I finally found a keeper.

2 portions: 4-6 ppl
2 tsp yeast
2 tsp sugar
1 1/2 cup warm water (100F)

4 cup all purpose flour
2 tsp sugar
2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
6 tbsp (90ml) yogurt
4 tbsp oil

1. Put yeast, sugar, and water in a glass container and let it foam (10min)
2. In a mixer, put flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder in the mixing bowl
3. Pour yeast mixture, along with oil and yogurt with dry ingredient. Knead with dough hook
4. Proof in warm environment for 2-3 hrs.
5. Punch dough down. Grab a small hand full of dough and roll into a round shape, about 0.5cm thick
6. Put drop of oil in a non stick pan. With medium heat, put rolled dough into pan. Wait until bubble rises. Once golden color, turn over. Press down with spatula to let air in bubble out. Done when both side is golden.


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