Naan Bread Recipe


  • ½ cup warm water
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons active dry yeast 1 package
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixture*, mix together warm water, yeast, and sugar. Rest for 3-5 minutes until the yeast is foamy.
  2. Add in flour, oil, buttermilk, egg & salt and mix with dough hook on low speed to combine, then on the second speed for 5 minutes. Dough will be pillowy soft and not sticky but may be slightly tacky.
  3. Remove dough hook and cover with a towel for 1-1 ½ hours, until dough has doubled in size.
  4. Divide dough into 8 pieces. Thinly roll each piece into a rough circle shape about 4-5”.
  5. Heat a drizzle of oil in a skillet on medium high. Add one naan and cook until golden brown on one side and then flip and cook until golden brown (about 2-3 minutes on each side).
  6. Add oil for each naan.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 221

Carbohydrates: 31g

Protein: 6g

Fat: 8g

Saturated Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 21mg

Sodium: 164mg

Potassium: 77mg

Fiber: 2g

Sugar: 1g

Vitamin A: 42IU

Calcium: 18mg

Iron: 2mg

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