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Garlic Naan recipe without yeast.

Garlic naan recipe without yeast.

Naan bread needs no introduction and this easy garlic naan recipe made without yeast is going to be your favorite go-to Indian bread to make for your curries.

Buttery and full of garlic flavor, these homemade garlic naan goes well with dhal Makani, Chettinad chicken, dal tadka, butter chicken, keema curry are some of the best Indian curries you can pair it with.

No yeast garlic naan ingredients.

For this no yeast garlic naan bread recipe, you will be using ingredients that you have in your kitchen pantry.

Flour, oil, butter, baking soda, baking powder and minced garlic are the main ingredients to make the naan bread.

What ingredients you will add to make garlic bread without yeast.

Baking soda and baking powder are substituted for yeast making these naans a no yeast version flat bread.

garlic naan no yeast recipe placed on a wooden board.
Making garlic naan without yeast at home.

You will not need any special equipment or even a tandoor oven to make this Indian flatbread.

If you are wondering what a tawa is, it’s a large flat skillet.

Why you should make these no yeast garlic naans.

  • No yeast garlic naans are easy to make. you will need just 3 hours to make them and 2 hours of it is mostly to let the naan dough proof.
  • This easy naan bread is made without yeast, so if you have a sensitive stomach that reacts to yeasty bread then try this recipe.
  • learning to make naan at home over a Tawa gives you more quick dinner and meal ideas to work with.
  • They have all the taste of restaurant-worthy garlic naan.

Utensils and appliances needed.
Large bowl.
Cling film
Large open working space
Tawa pan or a large flat frying pan.

Make more Indian flatbreads.

Naan bread with yeast

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Storing-store them in zip lock bags or wrapped in foil. refrigerate if you are using within 24 hours.

Freezing-if you are using it within a week then freeze once you’ve wrapped it well. avoid keeping the naan more than a week.

Reheating-remove from freezer an hour before serving, let it reach room temperature heat over a stove top over or steam. there might be a taste and texture change.

Stop food waste by- cut into smaller pieces, bake them for a little while and make chips for your dips.


garlic naan recipe without yeast.

RECIPE DIFFICULTY-LITTLE CARE NEEDED

How to make no yeast garlic naan

Please make sure to read the recipe instructions carefully to avoid mistakes.

For garlic butter
4 tablespoons of butter
1 teaspoon of minced garlic
1/4 cup of coriander chopped fine
For naan bread
2 cups of flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 plain yogurt
1 tablespoon of finely minced ginger
2 tablespoon of oil
Water as needed

Method

Make the garlic butter first.

This will allow the minced garlic to infuse the butter oil.
Place butter(4 tbsp)in a microwavable bowl and heat for 10-20 seconds until melted.
Add the minced garlic(1 tbsp), coriander(1/4 cup)stir. cover and set aside.

How to make the no yeast garlic naan dough

Sift flour, baking powder(1 tsp), baking soda(1/4 tsp)and salt(1/4 tsp) into a large bowl.

Add yogurt(1/4 cup), oil(2 tablespoons) and minced ginger(1 tablespoon) to the flour mix.

Gently start mixing the dough.

Add water as needed(in 1/4 cups, you might have to add 2-3 cups)to reach the correct consistency to form a soft dough.

When you’ve formed a roughly smooth dough, pour a tablespoon of oil.

Transfer to an oiled bowl.

Cover with a damp cloth and keep the garlic naan dough in a warm place. an area where the sun hits or a warm oven would do as well.

Let the naan dough rest for 2 hours.

After 2 hours, you will notice a slight rise in the dough which indicates that it is ready.

Place dough on a flat surface and separate them into required portions, I divided the garlic naan dough into 9.

Then gently roll them out into smaller balls. use a light hand to roll out the balls.

Mine has a few pieces of coriander in them as I used the same chopping board to cut the coriander.

Let dough balls rest for 10 minutes.

How to stretch and make the no yeast garlic naan.

Place a dough ball on a flat surface.

Press down with your palm.

Use your fingers to press down and flatten the dough into a rough oval shape.

Dab a little oil and stretch the dough a little more from the edges.

Once you have your first garlic naan ready, Place your Tawa or flat frying pan over low medium fire and let it heat.

Brush a little oil on the naan.

And immediately transfer onto the heated Tawa.

Cook until small bubbles appear followed by some crispy brown patches on the garlic naan.

This would take about 3-4 minutes on each side, once there is a little browning flip the naan over.

Cook both sides, brush oil on the naan when needed.

As the naan cooks over the Tawa, use your spatula to press down or even fold them to keep soft and pliable.

Repeat the process until you’ve cooked and made all the garlic naans.

The final process of making the no yeast garlic naan is adding a little authentic flavor and look by slightly charring it over an open flame.

Here’s how you do it.

Simply brush the garlic-coriander butter on the cooked naan.

Fire up your stove and maintain low-medium heat.

Use a tong to hold up the naan over the open flame and rotate until a little charring occurs in the form of dark spots.

Avoid holding the garlic naan over a long period of time as you can easily burn it.

You can also do this by placing the naan over a very low fire to char the garlic naan, not more than 10 seconds on each side.

Serve the no yeast garlic naan with your favorite Indian curries.

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garlic naan no yeast recipe placed on a wooden board.

Garlic Naan recipe without yeast.

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Additional Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

Naan bread needs no introduction and this easy garlic naan recipe made without yeast is going to be your favorite go-to Indian bread to make for your curries.

Buttery and full of garlic flavor, these homemade garlic naan goes well with dhal Makani, Chettinad chickendal tadka, butter chickenkeema curry are some of the best Indian curries you can pair it with.

Ingredients

  • Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.
  • For garlic butter
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 teaspoon of minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup of coriander chopped fine
  • For naan bread
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of finely minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoon of oil
  • Water as needed

Instructions

Make the garlic butter first.

This will allow the minced garlic to infuse the butter oil. Place butter(4 tbsp)in a microwavable bowl and heat for 10-20 seconds until melted. Add the minced garlic(1 tbsp), coriander(1/4 cup)stir. cover and set aside.

How to make the no yeast garlic naan dough

Sift flour, baking powder(1 tsp), baking soda(1/4 tsp)and salt(1/4 tsp) into a large bowl.

Add yogurt(1/4 cup), oil(2 tablespoons) and minced ginger(1 tablespoon) to the flour mix.

Gently start mixing the dough.

Add water as needed(in 1/4 cups, you might have to add 2-3 cups)to reach the correct consistency to form a soft dough.

When you’ve formed a roughly smooth dough, pour a tablespoon of oil.

Transfer to an oiled bowl.

Cover with a damp cloth and keep the garlic naan dough in a warm place. an area where the sun hits or a warm oven would do as well.

Let the naan dough rest for 2 hours.

After 2 hours, you will notice a slight rise in the dough which indicates that it is ready.

Place dough on a flat surface and separate them into required portions, I divided the garlic naan dough into 9.

Then gently roll them out into smaller balls. use a light hand to roll out the balls.

Mine has a few pieces of coriander in them as I used the same chopping board to cut the coriander.

Let dough balls rest for 10 minutes.

How to stretch and make the no yeast garlic naan.

Place a dough ball on a flat surface.

Press down with your palm.

Use your fingers to press down and flatten the dough into a rough oval shape.

Dab a little oil and stretch the dough a little more from the edges.

Once you have your first garlic naan ready, Place your Tawa or flat frying pan over low medium fire and let it heat.

Brush a little oil on the naan.

And immediately transfer onto the heated Tawa.

Cook until small bubbles appear followed by some crispy brown patches on the garlic naan.

This would take about 3-4 minutes on each side, once there is a little browning flip the naan over.

Cook both sides, brush oil on the naan when needed.

As the naan cooks over the Tawa, use your spatula to press down or even fold them to keep soft and pliable.

Repeat the process until you’ve cooked and made all the garlic naans.

The final process of making the no yeast garlic naan is adding a little authentic flavor and look by slightly charring it over an open flame. Here’s how you do it.

Simply brush the garlic-coriander butter on the cooked naan.

Fire up your stove and maintain low-medium heat.

Use a tong to hold up the naan over the open flame and rotate until a little charring occurs in the form of dark spots.

Avoid holding the garlic naan over a long period of time as you can easily burn it.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 9 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 225Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 255mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 4g

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