garlic and coriander naan bread

This was my first attempt at making this incredible indian flatbread. I really love naan bread dipped in korma sauce  and even if the local takeaway restaurant serves a good one , i wanted to try it myself . The result was really good and it makes me want to make another batch soon.

garlic and coriander naan bread


Makes 6 breads:

*150 ml of milk

*150 ml of plain natural yogurt

*2 tsp of sugar

*2 tsp of yeast

*450 grs of flour

*1/2 tsp of salt

*1 tsp of baking powder

*2 tbsp of olive oil

*1 egg

*3 garlic cloves

*1 bunch of fresh coriander


1.Heat the milk until warm and add the sugar and yeast then set aside for 15 minutes.

2.In a large bowl sift in the dry ingredients , make a well in the middle and add the yeast mixture along with the remaining ingredients except garlic and coriander

3.Mix until a ball of dough has formed and then knead it on a floured surface for 10 minutes.

4. Drizzle some oil in a clean bowl and place the dough in it, cover with cling film and let it rise for an hour.

5.Preheat the grill function of your oven to the highest temperature.

6.For better results a pizza stone or skillet is required but a simple baking tray is also sufficient .

7.Finely chop the garlic and coriander and reserve aside

8.Place your tray or stone in the middle of the oven to heat, punch down the dough and divide into six equals balls.

9.Roll out the dough into the desired shape, sprinkle some chopped garlic and coriander then  cook the naan one by one on the hot tray for about 3 minutes on each side.

10.Once cooked you can brush some melted butter on the bread and wrap in tin foil to keep warm

Bon appetit



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