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butter naan



Butter Naan is a popular variety of Indian bread. It's made from refined flour, yeast, yogurt, and sprinkled with sesame seeds. After baking in a tandoor, it is usually coated with butter to give it its distinct rich taste. Butter Naan is traditionally served hot and is a staple food item in many households. It pairs well with most main dishes, especially those with thick gravies like Paneer Butter Masala or Dal Makhani.

Get the best of both worlds - the taste you love and the health benefits you need - with butter naan

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2 cups

purpose flour


1 teaspoon


1/2 teaspoon

baking powder

1/2 teaspoon

cooking oil

2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons


1/2 cup


1/2 cup



Step 1:

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. Set aside.

Step 2:

In a separate bowl, mix together the oil, butter, milk, and yogurt.

Step 3:

Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well.

Step 4:

Knead the mixer until it forms a soft, slightly sticky dough.

Step 5:

Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it rest for at least two hours.

Step 6:

After the rest period, divide the dough into equal-sized balls.

Step 7:

Preheat your tandoor or oven. Dust each dough ball with a little flour and roll them out into a thin naan shape. Sprinkle some sesame seeds if you want.

Step 8:

Bake each naan for about 2-3 minutes, or until it puffs up and has a golden color.

Step 9:

After removing from the tandoor or oven, brush each naan with melted butter. Serve hot.

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