Instant naan with ghee on side
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Homemade Naan Recipe Without Yeast

Homemade naan recipe is Indian flatbread that is usually cooked in a tandoor oven( cylindrical clay oven). Make restaurant style naan at home on stove, that tastes and looks absolutely delicious! 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Flatbread, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 411kcal
Author: Jyothi Rajesh


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup curd (thick yogurt)
  • Ghee (clarified butter)

To sprinkle

  • Kalonji seeds(Nigella seeds)/Dried fenugreek leaves(kasuri methi) / Coriander leaves


  • In a bowl add flour, salt, sugar, baking soda, oil and mix well.
    Instant Naan Mix flour and oil
  • Make a well in the center and all curd and knead into smooth dough. Add water if needed. The dough will be soft and sticky. Do not be tempted to add more flour. Rub oil all over the dough, cover and let it rest for about 30 minutes.
    Instant naan step 2
  • Divide the dough into 6-8 equal parts. Dust a little flour if needed to roll and press the dough.
    Instant Naan step 3
  • Rub water over the rolled dough on both sides, and if you prefer to add any toppings you will sprinkle it now.
    Instant Naan Step 4
  • Place the rolled dough over a hot tawa with the side sprinkled on top facing up. Cover and cook for about a minute on medium low flame. Then turn it over and cook on other side for another 30 seconds.
    Instant Naan step 6
  • Once done remove from tawa and rub with ghee. Repeat with rest of the dough.
    Instant Naan Step 7
  • Instant Naan Step 8
  • Instant Naan Step 9


  1. You need to have soft pliable dough, add few teaspoon of plain flour is dough is sticky and hard to work with.
  2. If you prefer to use all wheat flour, remember naan won't turn out soft as pillow-y as expected.
  3. You can sprinkle any topping of your choice.  Other option is run crushed garlic over the naan when it is still on hot griddle. 
Nutrition mentioned below is for one single naan bread. Depending on the size of naan bread, the calculation can vary. Please keep in mind that nutritional information provided is only a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used. 


Serving: 0g | Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 885mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 4.4mg