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Restaurant Style Garlic Naan - 3 Ways
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Learn to make Restaurant Style Indian Garlic Naan – 3 Ways with a step-by-step video recipe. Tawa Naan | Cooker Naan | Oven Naan | Naan Without Tandoor. What can be done to get that restaurant style garlic naan? In today’s recipe, I will show you 3 simple ways of making naan at home without tandoor (clay oven).
Happy Monday, happy Funday! 🙂
You might be thinking that Monday and fun-day don’t usually sit in the same car. Or at least they are not usual best friends in my dictionary. My week slowly catches up with the pace.
Why I am happy about Monday, you must be wondering.
There are two reasons:
It’s bright and sunny outside which is a rare sight in Finland during winter. And also because I love the sun. But I assume, that’s what everyone does.
These are garlicky and buttery naans which I made for lunch yesterday. I still have some dough resting in the fridge, and it can be used for dinner tonight. I guess happiness is when you bump into naan dough resting in your refrigerator and you know what’s your dinner’s gonna be like. 🙂
I would say, two things can not hide in this world — the sun and the aroma of garlic naan bread. The dazzling rays of the sun let everyone know that the sun is shining up in the sky. And the aromatic garlicky smell coming out of your kitchen would let everyone know what are you having for dinner. 🙂
We all enjoy naans, but have you tried your favorite restaurant style garlic naan at home? Sometimes while making restaurant-style food at home, I crave for some delicious garlic naan too. The process of making naan might sound complicated, but guess what, it is an easy process. Yes, making your own naan is quite easy and simple.
You all must be aware of naan bread. I am saying this because I have yet to meet a person who hasn’t tasted the naan bread yet. But don’t worry if you are the one who doesn’t know about it, I am here to help.
Naan is one of the most popular leavened breads in Indian cuisine.
If you love naan and always wondered whether you can make your own naan at home or not, then this recipe is for you. Or if you know how to make naan but want to try a different method, then surely this recipe for you. Or if you love any kind of flatbread then this naan recipe is calling you.
Traditionally naan is cooked in a tandoor(hot clay or oven used in cooking and baking). But for most of us, clay oven is not available at home. So what can be done to get that restaurant style naan? I have a quick fix for this. Making your own naan is quite easy and simple. In today’s recipe, I will show you 3 simple ways of making naan at home without tandoor (clay oven). Following are those three ways:
** You can make them on hot** Tawa**/pan.**
** You can make them in a pressure cooker.**
** Or you can make them in the oven.**
So all I can say that making your own garlic naan at home is super simple and easy.
This naan is egg free. It’s dairy-free. It’s vegan.
So what are you waiting for? Make this delicious restaurant style naan at your own home and please your loved ones. Are you ready to try this homemade naan and make your home dining experience as good as a restaurant? 🙂
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2 teaspoons dried active yeast
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 cup warm water (mine was 40°c)
3 cup plain flour /all purpose flour /maida
1 tablespoon + few drops for coating vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
1 cup warm water or milk, or as needed (for kneading dough)
3-4 tablespoons garlic, grated
3-4 tablespoons chopped coriander
For Garlic Ghee Or Garlic Butter:
3 tablespoons butter or ghee (use vegan butter if making it vegan)
1 tablespoon grated garlic
Make Garlic Ghee/Butter:
Combine garlic and ghee in a small bowl and mix well. Garlic ghee is ready. Set it aside.
Make Naan Dough:
In a small bowl, mix the yeast and sugar with one ¼ cup of warm water.
Leave it in a warm place for 5-10 minutes or until the yeast is covered with froth.
In a large mixing bowl, add activated yeast mixture, the flour, salt, and 1 tablespoon oil.
Mix well until combined.
Add a little water and knead well with your hands to make a soft and slightly sticky dough.
Apply a little oil to the dough ball and cover it with a plastic wrap.
Leave it in a warm place to rise for 2 hours or until it is double in size.
After 2 hours, uncover. unch the dough and knead again.
Pinch a large lemon size balls and dip it into dry flour.
Spread garlic and coriander. (You can also do this once you roll the dough ball.) Repeat the same method with the rest of the dough.
Rolling Garlic Naan:
Roll a dough ball into an oval shape and stretch it from all the sides to shape it into a teardrop. Don't roll them out too thinly or they'll turn out like crisps.
Cooking Garlic Naan on Tawa/Pan:
Heat a pan/Tawa over medium-high heat. Apply water on one side of naan.
Place the water side down on the Tawa.
Cook for about one minute, until the dough, puffs up.
Once the naan starts bubbling and the dough starts drying, flip the Tawa over the hot plate or flame and cook for one more minute or until they turn golden brown.
Once cooked, flip the pan again and brush the cooked naan with melted garlic ghee or butter.
Remove from the pan, and cover with a cloth to keep warm until serving. Garlic Tawa Naan is ready. Serve it with matar paneer or any other curry of your choice.
Cooking Garlic Naan in a Pressure Cooker:
Heat a pressure cooker over medium-high heat without the lid. Apply water on one side of naan.
Place the water side down on the Tawa.
Cook for about one minute, until the dough, puffs up. Once the naan starts bubbling and the dough starts drying, flip the pressure cooker over a hot plate or flame and cook for one more minute or until they turn golden brown.
When cooked, flip the pressure cooker and remove the naan from the cooker with the help of a wooden spatula.
Brush the cooked naan with melted garlic ghee or butter. Cover with a cloth to keep warm until serving. Garlic Cooker Naan is ready. Serve it with a curry or dal tadka.
Cook Naan In an Oven:
Set the oven to broil. Line a baking tray with foil or parchment paper.
Place rolled naan on a lined baking tray and put it in the top of the oven and broil for about 1-2 minutes. Flip it over and broil for 2 more minutes.
Brush the cooked naan with melted garlic ghee or butter.