Mix an egg into the naan bread ingredients adding warm water if
it seems too dry. Ideally, you want a round ball of dough. Once the
naan bread mix can hold together, take it out of the bowl and knead
it on a flat surface until it feels elastic and springy. If it feels
too wet, flour the table and knead it again.
Wash the bowl and then replace the dough inside and cover with
cling film. Leave it in a warm place for about an hour to rise. It
should double in size.
Once the dough has risen, remove from the bowl and knead it again
for a few minutes, then divide the dough into equal pieces. Roll
each piece into a ball with your hands, and then flatten with the
rolling pin into a circular shape. The naan breads should be
approximately 1 cm thick.
If you hold each naan bread up the weight will give it the
Naan Bread cooking times
Lay the naan breads onto a greased baking sheet and brush them
Then put them into the oven - on a mid to high shelf. They will
begin to rise quite quickly so turn them over after a couple of
Cook them for about 3 minutes or so on each side. You want the
breads to just to start to brown in places, but not to overcook so
it’s best to watch them. Turn onto a plate and serve immediately.
This simple bread recipe will make Naan bread that
is reliable and will give you delicious and authentic naan bread every
Bread Recipes make a great alternative to rice and potatoes
and don’t forget all bread recipes are part of a healthy diet.
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