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Authentic Indian Garlic Naan


Description

Fluffy, soft, and so flavorful! This Garlic Naan is perfect! Once you make it, you’ll be making it again and again because it’s so easy!


Ingredients

-1/2 cup warm water

-1 tsp. white sugar

-2 1/4 tsp. active dry yeast

-2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

-1/2 tsp. kosher salt

-1/2 cup whole milk yogurt

-1 Tbsp. ghee


Instructions

For Naan:

1. In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup warm water, that’s heated to 100 degrees. Whisk in 1 tsp. white sugar and sprinkle on 2 tsp. active dry yeast, and let that sit for 10 minutes, or until foamy.

 2. In a large bowl, whisk together 2 1/4 cups flour, and 1/2 tsp. salt 

 3. Create a well in the flour mixture, and pour the yeast mixture in, along with 1/2 cup of whole milk yogurt, and 1 Tbsp. ghee. Mix until a shaggy dough forms.

 4. With clean hands, start kneading the dough, Once kneaded, transfer it to the same bowl, and let it rise for 1 hour.

5. Once risen, roll it out into a thick circle, and cut out 8 slices. Shape each of the slices into a ball, and roll it out into a think circle.

 6. On a greased cast-iron skillet, cook it for 1 minute to each side. Then brush with garlic butter and enjoy!

For Garlic Butter:

1. In a small saucepan, add in 2 Tbsp. ghee, and 1 Tbsp. of garlic. Once the ghee is melted, add in the cilanto, and immediately, remove from heat.