Butter Naan Recipe/Butter Naan Stovetop Method

Naan is one of the most popular Indian flatbread which is famous all over the world .It goes very well with  chicken tandoori/tikkas/ Chicken Kalimiri kebab Paneer Masala, Veg Makhanwala or Butter Chicken it taste simply great .  A must order dish whenever we visit any restaurant .Then why not make soft naans at home .I guarantee you will forget restaurant naan cos these are so soft they stay well and fresh even the next day .The best thing is you don't need tandoor or even oven for that matter .It can easily be done on stove top in your normal tava.So do give it a try and enjoy soft and yummy naans at home.
2 cup Maida /all purpose flour
1/2 cup water
1/2cup curds
1 tsp yeast
1/4 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp sugar
salt to taste
1 tsp kalonji/ nigella seeds to sprinkle
butter as needed

In a bowl take 1/2 cup lukewarm water ,to this add the sugar and yeast set aside .
The yeast will be frothy then in a bowl mix maida,yeast,salt,baking powder and curds .
Knead to a smooth dough ..pour oil as you need ,the dough will be sticky apply oil to your hands continue to knead till you get soft dough.
Cover  with cling foil and allow it to rise .
Once it has doubled ,make small balls .
Dust flour on the rolling board and start rolling into oblong shape/tear down or simply roll it round.
Heat the skillet/tava.
Sprinkle kalonji on the naan and roll it gently.
Apply water on the other side of the naan.
Place the other wet side on the tava .
Close it with a lid After a minute there will be bubbles on the naan
Flip the naan on the other side and cook for a minute till brown spots appear.
Remove from the tava and brush butter .
Enjoy soft buttery naans with gravies/kababs/veg of your choice.

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  1. Lovely naan's!! Need a butter chicken to it!!:)

  2. Its superb...photo drive me here...looks so good...

  3. Naan . a perfect Indian..bread with which we can wow our guests.. Looks perfect.....Gloria

  4. wow dear gloria wonderful collection of recipes .. best to serve with naaan :) yummyy.. naan.. i'll give it a try for sure and let you know the results :)

  5. Naan looks perfect dear .Join my event

  6. Oooo perfectly made butter naan pass that please.

  7. these naans look so perfect...soft and yummy

  8. Naan looks so perfectly done...such a nice way of indulging in those without going to restaurants is so comforting

  9. Quick and delicious naan...... Like the stove you version !!

  10. Perfect butter Naans dear....looks wonderful!

  11. I love naan, but never attempted to make it at home...thanks for the recipes Gloria!
    Hope you are having a great week :D

  12. Perfectly made butter naan, looks so delicious.

  13. Naan look perfect.... want to try.

  14. My favorite bread! Looks yummy!!!

  15. Just simply too good to say no too. Gosh! wish I can dive in right now.

  16. have been searching for a nan recipe! So you use both yeast and baking powder in the dough

  17. Butter nan looks delicious very nice, you made it perfectly.

  18. Beautiful Naan, Gloria! I've been thinking about making my own one day. After seeing how gorgeous yours looks, I may just need to give it a try. Thank you so much for sharing...

  19. looks perfectl like the resaurant ones!! very inviting!!

  20. Looks great! Could I make the dough the day before, keep it in the refrigerator over night, and then cook it the next day?

    1. yes you can..just remove it out an hour before you plan to make naan