Butter Garlic Naan, Tava Garlic Butter Naan

Butter Garlic Naan

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This is a rich Indian bread recipe, with the exciting flavour of garlic and green chillies. Handle the dough carefully, just as explained in the recipe in order to get the perfect texture of naan.

While naan is traditionally prepared in a tandoor, this Butter Garlic Naan can be comfortably prepared in a tava at home.

Remember to brush each Tava Garlic Butter Naan with melted butter, just as the Punjabis like it, and serve with your favourite subzi and side dishes like Boondi and Pomegranate Raita or Cabbage and Carrot Kachumber .

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Butter Garlic Naan, Tava Garlic Butter Naan recipe - How to make Butter Garlic Naan, Tava Garlic Butter Naan

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 garlic naans
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To Be Ground Into A Coarse Garlic Paste
2 tbsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp roughly chopped green chillies

Other Ingredients
1 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tsp dry yeast
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp curds (dahi)
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste
plain flour (maida) for rolling
melted butter for brushing
  1. Combine the yeast, sugar and 2 tbsp of lukewarm water in a bowl, mix gently and cover with a lid and keep aside for 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Combine the plain flour, yeast-sugar mixture, coarse garlic paste, curd, oil and salt and in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using little water.
  3. Cover the dough with a lid or a damp muslin cloth and allow it prove till it increases in volume slightly (approx. 30 minutes).
  4. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  5. Press a portion of the dough flat on a rolling board and roll out into an oblong of 125 mm. (5") using a little plain flour for rolling.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and place the naan, cook it on one side till it puffs slightly and then turn over.
  7. Cook it on the other side till it puffs a little and then roast it on an open flame till it turns golden brown from both the sides.
  8. Repeat steps 5 to 7 to make 5 more naans.
  9. Brush each naan with a little melted butter and serve immediately.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per garlic naan
Energy93 cal
Protein2.2 g
Carbohydrates14.1 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat3 g
Cholesterol0.8 mg
Sodium2.7 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Punjabi KhanaBuy this cookbook

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Butter Garlic Naan, Tava Garlic Butter Naan
 on 25 Apr 18 10:36 PM

Hey tarla mam , I simply love you. You are the best cook for me. Every small thing i make I prefer your recipes because they are so simple , straight and tastes brilliant . My family calls me an amazing chef. You are my guru. ❤ You ....
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Aakanksha, thank you so much for your kind words! We are delighted you love our recipes. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking!
26 Apr 18 08:34 AM
Butter Garlic Naan, Tava Garlic Butter Naan
 on 23 May 16 11:05 AM

Hi I am jain what I can use instead of yeast for naan.you are my guru
Butter Garlic Naan
 on 20 Mar 16 11:01 AM

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Tarla Dalal    Hi Tanishka, We are glad you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out...
21 Mar 16 08:51 AM
Butter Garlic Naan
 on 16 Mar 16 10:32 AM

Not tried yet but will surely try......
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Tanishka, let us know how the garlic naans recipe worked. Thanks.
16 Mar 16 10:37 AM
Butter Garlic Naan
 on 22 May 12 02:59 PM

Butter Garlic Naan
 on 19 Nov 10 11:54 PM

This one's a real winner!! My naan turned out quite soft and incredibly tasty, even on its own! I also garnished it a generous amount of cheese to add that extra richness to it! A sinful, crispy delight!