Recipe: Cheese Naan

This is a very quick naan that doesn’t need yeast and takes less than 20 minutes to make from start to finish. It doesn’t quite give you the same exact pillow-y texture that a yeasted dough would but with the layer of cheese (or anything else you decide to put inside) it makes a good last minute attention if you’ve forgotten to prep dough.

Cheese Naan

AuthorMabDifficultyBeginner

Yields8 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins

Ingredients
 240 g flour
 12 g sugar
 3 g salt
 2 g baking powder
 10 ml olive oil
 120 g yogurt
 75 g cheese, shredded

Directions
1

Place all dry ingredients in a bowl then create a well in the middle and add the oil and yogurt then mix until a ball of dough forms.

2

Turn dough out on the counter and knead until very smooth, about 5 minutes, then let rest for 10 minutes.

3

Divide into 8 equal pieces, roll one piece of dough until very thin then fill one side with a portion of the cheese, fold over, seal and roll to close.

4

Heat a skillet with a small amount of butter and then one at a time, cook each naan for about 90 seconds on each side until it begins to color. Repeat until all dough is used.

Adapted from The Kitchen Paper

Ingredients

Ingredients
 240 g flour
 12 g sugar
 3 g salt
 2 g baking powder
 10 ml olive oil
 120 g yogurt
 75 g cheese, shredded

Directions

Directions
1

Place all dry ingredients in a bowl then create a well in the middle and add the oil and yogurt then mix until a ball of dough forms.

2

Turn dough out on the counter and knead until very smooth, about 5 minutes, then let rest for 10 minutes.

3

Divide into 8 equal pieces, roll one piece of dough until very thin then fill one side with a portion of the cheese, fold over, seal and roll to close.

4

Heat a skillet with a small amount of butter and then one at a time, cook each naan for about 90 seconds on each side until it begins to color. Repeat until all dough is used.

Cheese Naan

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