Naan bread by Allinson

  • Total Time

    1h 13m
    • Prep Time

      1h 10m
    • Bake Time

      3m
  • Serves

    6
  • Skill Level

    Easy
  • Dietary Needs

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We love a good curry, but who knew it was so simple to make your own naan bread? Keen bakers can impress the family with fresh naan made with Allinson white dough. We like to serve ours warm, straight from the oven for that added authenticity. Our stuffed mini pizzas made with Allinson olive oil dough also make for a great home-made treat. We may never call our take-away again…

Method

  1. MIX Mix the flour, yeast, sugar and salt in a big bowl. Using your fingertips rub in the butter until only fine ‘crumbs’ are left. Mix in the water with a cutlery knife.

  2. KNEAD Tip onto a lightly flour dusted surface and knead for 10 minutes (or use the dough hook attachment on your mixer).  

  3. RISE Lightly grease the mixing bowl with some oil. Put the dough back in, cover the bowl with a clean tea towel and leave to rise until doubled in size – about 1 hour depending on how warm your kitchen is.

  4. SHAPE Heat the grill to medium with a large baking sheet on the top shelf. Knead 2 tsp of the Nigella seeds into the dough. Divide into 6 even pieces (use a weighing scale if you like), and roll into balls. Roll each ball into a thin teardrop shape on a flour-dusted surface. Scatter over the remaining seeds and gently roll again to stick them.  

  5. BAKE In batches, carefully lift the naans onto the preheated baking sheet. Grill for 2-3 minutes, turning over halfway until lightly browned, then brush with the butter and serve straight away.

  6. Try one of these yummy flavoured butters:

    • GARLIC & CORIANDER – mash 2 crushed garlic cloves and 1 tbsp chopped coriander into the butter
    • PESHWARI NAAN – Mash 2 tbsp desiccated coconut and ½ tsp sugar into the butter (you can also knead 75g sultanas into the dough before shaping)
    • CHILLI-CHEESE – Mash 1 diced red chilli and 1 crushed garlic clove into the butter. Brush over the naan, use 75g grated cheddar to sprinkle over, then pop back under the grill for 30 seconds to melt.

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