Naan

Naan is a leavened, oven-baked flatbread found in the cuisines of Central and South Asia. It is a staple food in these regions, and is also popular in other parts of the world. The dough for naan is usually made from maida flour, water, yeast, and salt. It is then kneaded and shaped into balls, which are flattened and cooked in a tandoor, or clay oven.

The history of naan recipes is thought to date back to the time of the Mughal Empire in the 16th century. At that time, the dough for naan was often made with yogurt or ghee, which helped to give it a more rich and flavorful taste. In the 19th century, British colonists in India began to make naan with maida flour, which was more readily available than yogurt or ghee.

Today, there are many different variations of naan recipes, depending on the region where it is being made. In India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, naan is often served with curries or stews. It can also be topped with garlic, cheese, or other spices. In Central Asia, naan is often served with kebabs or lamb

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Recipes

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Naan (Indian Flatbread)

  • baking powder
  • envelope yeast
  • egg
  • greek yogurt
  • sugar
  • vegetable oil
  • salt
  • ghee
  • milk
  • all purpose flour
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Naan

  • baking powder
  • salt
  • yogurt
  • all purpose flour
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Naan

  • acqua
  • farina
  • lievito di birra fresco
  • olio extravergine 'oliva
  • sale fino
  • yogurt bianco naturale
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Onion Naan

  • yogurt
  • salt
  • sugar
  • envelope active yeast
  • onion
  • ghee
  • all purpose flour
  • milk
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Naan Recipe

  • yeast
  • butter
  • salt
  • all purpose flour
  • ghee
  • sugar
  • yogurt
  • water
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Naan Recipe

  • yeast
  • sugar
  • salt
  • egg
  • garlic
  • milk
  • sour cream
  • butter
  • oil
  • parsley
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Homemade Naan

  • water
  • yeast
  • salt
  • egg
  • butter
  • sugar
  • yogurt
  • all purpose flour
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Pane naan

  • acqua tiepida
  • farina
  • lievito di birra disidratato
  • olio 'oliva
  • origano
  • sale fino
  • yogurt bianco
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Garlic Naan

  • oil
  • salt
  • yeast
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • butter
  • yogurt
  • water
  • sugar
  • garlic
  • milk
  • all purpose flour
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Garlic-Herb Naan

  • vegetable oil
  • salt
  • lemon zest
  • sugar
  • envelope active yeast
  • garlic
  • buttermilk
  • herb
  • all purpose flour
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Paneer Naan

  • oil
  • salt
  • yeast
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • butter
  • yogurt
  • paneer
  • water
  • sugar
  • milk
  • all purpose flour
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Sourdough Naan

  • egg
  • nigella seed
  • sourdough starter
  • butter
  • salt
  • milk
  • olive oil
  • bread flour
  • sugar
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Homemade Naan

  • water
  • active yeast
  • egg
  • baking powder
  • butter
  • yogurt
  • honey
  • salt
  • garlic
  • all purpose flour
  • cilantro
  • salt
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Indian Naan

  • ghee
  • salt
  • yeast
  • canola oil
  • sugar
  • all purpose flour

Ingredient Breakdown

 
salt
all purpose flour
sugar
yeast
yogurt
milk
egg
butter
ghee
water
baking powder
garlic
olive oil
oil
honey
vegetable oil
onion
avocado
nigella seed
cilantro
canola oil
active yeast
farina
sale fino
envelope active yeast
naan
lemon zest
cheddar cheese
baking soda
bread flour
level powder
envelope yeast
greek yogurt
onion seed
acqua
lievito di birra fresco
olio extravergine 'oliva
yogurt bianco naturale
sour cream
parsley
arugula
ricotta cheese
sesame seed
smoked paprika
red pepper flake
sweet potato
za'atar
acqua tiepida
lievito di birra disidratato
olio 'oliva
origano
yogurt bianco
chicken breast
fajita seasoning
bell pepper
mushroom
tomato sauce
wheat naan
parmesan cheese
tomato
goat cheese
basil
black pepper
buttermilk
herb
oregano
lemon
yukon gold potato
rosemary
naan bread
burrata
rapid rise yeast
paneer
garlic powder
green onion
all purpose einkorn flour
sourdough starter
cumin
salsa
chili powder
wheat naan bread
flank steak
water heated °
wheat flour

Insights

Correlated with Higher Ratings

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Staple Ingredients

  • salt 73%
  • all purpose flour 55%

Common Ingredients

  • sugar 50%
  • yogurt 45%

Usual Ingredients

  • butter 32%
  • milk 32%
  • water 32%
  • yeast 32%
  • baking powder 27%
  • egg 23%
  • garlic 23%
  • ghee 23%