Tawa Garlic Butter Naan | How to make Tawa Garlic Butter Naan

By Moumita Malla  |  20th Jan 2016  |  
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About Tawa Garlic Butter Naan Recipe

Naan is a flat bread popular in India,Pakistan.and West Asia . Traditionally ,naan is cooked in a tandoor or clay oven.It goes well with any spicy North Indian curry like palak paneer ,Paneer Butter Masala,Kadai Chicken and many more.

Tawa Garlic Butter Naan

Ingredients to make Tawa Garlic Butter Naan

  • flour - 2 cups + 2 tablespoons (dusting)
  • Lukewarm water - 1/2cup+ more for kneading the dough
  • yeast - 1 teaspoon
  • sugar - 1 tablespoon
  • curd - 2 tablespoons
  • oil- 1 teaspoon
  • kalonji or Nigella seeds - 1 tablespoon
  • coriander leaves - 1/4cup(chopped)
  • garlic - 1/4 cup(chopped)
  • butter - 2 tablespoons
  • salt-to taste

How to make Tawa Garlic Butter Naan

  1. Add 1 teaspoon yeast and 1tablespoon sugar into 1 / 2cup warm water.
  2. Mix well and keep to proof for 10 minutes
  3. In a large mixing bowl, take 2 cups of flour, add a pinch of salt, mix well ,add the yeast mixture and curd,mix well.
  4. Knead the flour mixture with yours hand into a dough, add more warm water if required while kneading.
  5. Now add a tablespoon of oil and knead this again for 2 minutes.
  6. Cover the naan dough with a moist kitchen towel and keep aside in a warm place to rest for 1 to 1.5 hour.The dough will doubles as the yeast activates.
  7. After 1 hour, Sprinkle some flour on the dough and knead it for a minute. Now divide the naan dough into roughly equal size dumplings.
  8. Mix the garlic, kalonji and coriander leaves in a bowl for the topping
  9. Put tawa on gas stove and heat up the tawa in high flame.
  10. Take each dough dumplings on a plain suface, you can use kitchen slab or rolling board. (sprinkle flour if required ) and roll into dough using rolling pin to make a fine shaped pan.
  11. Take 1 teaspoon of garlic, coriander and kalonji mixture and spread on one side of naan.
  12. Using the rolling pin, roll once to press all the ingredients.
  13. Flip the naan on its back, and apply little water using hand.
  14. Place the naan on hot tawa wet side down garlic side up. Gently press using hand or spatula to stick on tawa. Cook for few seconds or until bubbles will be appeared on naan. Naan would be stuck with to the tawa.
  15. Place the naan and stick to the hot pan on the water side.Let the naan cook for a couple of seconds
  16. Turn the tawa upside down on gas flame, move the tawa carefully on the flame to cook naan until brown spots appear.
  17. Take the garlic naan out with a spatula and place it in a serving plate and smear some butter.Cook remaining naan dumplings using above steps.
  18. Serve and enjoy!

My Tip:

I use garlic,kalonji and coriander leaves for topping,if you want you can not use any toppings,and enjoy simple naan.

Reviews for Tawa Garlic Butter Naan (30)

Reena Verma2 years ago


THE GAMERZ HUB2 years ago

Very nice

Archna Deepak2 years ago

Came out well I used half atta.

Divya Awasthi2 years ago

Will definitely try

Silvia C.2 years ago

Tried it today, came out well.

Mamta Singh2 years ago

Very simple I will try...bt i HV nt yeast...wat to do

LakshmiRekha Sudharsun2 years ago

Have tried ur reciepe yesterday for dinner, it's turned very yummy. Thanks for sharing reciepe

Poppy Sarma2 years ago


Arun Kumar3 years ago


Sunitha Joseph3 years ago

Made it ,it came perfect......my kids loved it

Jayashree Halkai3 years ago


Uzma Ali Khan3 years ago


Monika Sharma3 years ago

Very nice

Kalpana Shukla3 years ago

Nice will try

Komalasuri Komalasuri3 years ago


Bijal Panchal3 years ago

which flour? all purpose flour?

Jyoti Shah3 years ago


gaurav rohira3 years ago

very well

Aditi Dessai3 years ago

u should show video

Ankush 3 years ago

Refined flour is maida, But in this recipe's context I think flour is maida.

Vaishali Agrawal3 years ago

I think flour means maida

Richa Bajaj3 years ago

flour means maida or wheat flour ??

Saswati Puspalak3 years ago

great job thanks dear for this wonderful recipe

Moumita Malla4 years ago


Christine Lambert4 years ago


Affaf Ali4 years ago

Well explained and awesome recipe. Will try this soon.

Niloupher Sethna4 years ago

by normal so u mean wheat flour or maida?

Manushi G PS4 years ago

which flour?

Meeta Arora4 years ago


Ruchi Pareek4 years ago


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