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Basic Naan Recipe

Looking for an easy basic naan recipe? Learn how to make basic naan using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by blazedancer

Makes 6 servings



Lots of people like to flavour their naan with garlic or whatever and you can go wild, but this is you starting point.

Recipe Ingredients for basic naan

1 1/2 cups wheat flour (Maida or "sharps" flour! This is a normal wheat flour which has been milled to a "sharps" or ultra-fine consistency
1 cup water
1 tbsp canola oil

Recipe Directions for basic naan

  1. As with bread-making, make a pile of flour on your bench or large board and work a well into the middle. Pour a little water and the oil into the well and work

  2. the flour in. As you mix, add water a little at a time. The dough when mixed should be smoothand soft, softer than regular bread dough but still reasonably dry; if you havewet scone-like dough, you need to add a little more flour and keep kneading. Cut in 6 equal pieces and roll out thin and flat, no more than a few mm thick. Make sure your naan will fit in the pan without it folding over, or else it'll be all

  3. doughy in those doubled up areas.

  4. Bring a large pan to a moderate to high heat. Carefully place naan in pan, no oil in the pan. After a few minutes the naan will bubble. Once you can smell it cooking, turn it over and do the other side.

Categories

Breads, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 73.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
134
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.6g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
2mg
0%
Potassium
34mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
23.9g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
3.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
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