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Naan bread

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The basic naan is the perfect additional to your homemade curry dish. Experiment by adding different herbs and spices to compliment your curry flavours.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:6
  • Skill level:easy

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  • 450g 16 oz Strong white bread flour (we use Allinson) Strong white bread flour
  • 1 1 Easy bake yeast sachet
  • 1tsp 1tsp Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
  • 100ml 3½ fl oz Milk (whole)
  • 60ml 2 fl oz Natural yoghurt
  • 1 1 Egg(s) (free range)
  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 3tbsp 3tbsp Butter (unsalted) melted

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Warm the natural yoghurt and the milk together.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Place all of the ingredients (except the melted butter) into a mixer with a dough hook attached.

    Ingredients for this step

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Mix to a soft dough and knead for 5 minutes. If mixing by hand, put the dry ingredients into a bowl and mix to a dough with the milk, yoghurt, egg and oil.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Knead on a floured board for 10 minutes.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C fan, gas mark 5.)

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Divide the dough into 6 and roll out to 1cm/½ inch thick ovals and place onto a greased baking sheet. Leave to prove until double in size.

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Bake for 10 minutes.

  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Remove from oven and place under a hot grill for a few seconds, brush with butter and serve.