garlic naan from vegrecipiesofindia

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 295.4
  • Total Fat: 8.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.4 mg
  • Sodium: 61.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 48.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 8.0 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    11/2 cup whole wheat flour
    11/2 cup all purpose flour/maida
    2 tsp garlic paste or minced garlic
    2 tsp sugar
    11/2 tsp dry active yeast
    11/2 or 2 tsp lemon juice
    4 tbsp oil or ghee
    ¾ cup water… add more if required
    ½ cup finely chopped garlic and celery or coriander leaves
    1 tsp nigella seeds/kalonji
    11/2 to 2 tsp salt or as required


proof the yeast in sugar dissolved with warm water.
after the yeast proofs and rises, add all the flours, garlic paste, salt and oil to the yeast mixture.
knead to a smooth dough.
cover with a moist cloth and keep the dough to leaven for 1:30 to 2 hours.
when the dough doubles up, then make medium sized balls of the dough.
cover and keep aside for 15-20 mins.
in a plate or tray take the chopped garlic, celery leaves and nigella seeds. mix these well.
take each ball on a dusted board and roll into a small disc of 2 inches.
place this disc on the garlic-celery-nigella-seeds mixture.
remove and keep on a dusted board
now roll to a round of about 5 to 6 inches diameter,
heat a tava or frying pan.
place the garlic and celery side of the naan touching the hot tava.
cook this side till browned and done.
now hold the naan with a tong and place the uncooked side directly on fire.
roast this side on the fire till browned and done.
smear some oil or ghee on top of the naan.
cook all the naans this way.
serve hot or warm.

if the dough looks dry then add some more water.

if the dough becomes sticky, then add some flour.

ghee or butter can be used instead of oil

the lemon juice has been used as a substitute for yogurt. you can add yogurt instead of lemon juice.

the naan can be cooked like chapatis or parathas on the tava or frying pan.
adding oil or ghee is optional.

you can also bake the naan in the oven. bake at 200 degree C in a pre heated for 8-10 minutes or till done.

before putting the naan on the tava or frying pan, make sure it hot. the heat is important and helps in cooking the naan well.

Serving Size: 1 naan

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SARAH.BODELL.

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