Easy Naan Bread Recipe

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Margaux Published: January 15, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Easy Naan Bread

Make an easy side or some loaded wraps with this homemade naan bread recipe. It’s made with soft buttermilk dough cooked until golden brown.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Rest Time: 1 hour 3 minutes
Total: 1 hour 38 minutes



  • ½cupwarm water
  • tspactive dry yeast,(1 package)
  • 1tspsugar
  • cupsflour
  • ¼cupvegetable oil
  • ¼cupbuttermilk
  • 1egg
  • ½tspsalt
  • vegetable oil,for frying


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixture*, mix together warm water, yeast, and sugar. Rest for 3 to 5 minutes until the yeast is foamy.

  2. Add in flour, oil, buttermilk, egg, and salt. Mix with the dough hook on low speed to combine, then on the second speed for 5 minutes. The dough will be pillowy soft and not sticky but might be slightly tacky.

  3. Remove dough hook and cover with a towel for 1 to 1½ hours, until the dough has doubled in size.

  4. Divide dough into 8 pieces. Thinly roll each piece into a rough circle shape about 4 to 5 inches.

  5. Heat a drizzle of oil in a skillet on medium-high. Add one naan and cook until golden brown on one side and then flip and cook until golden brown. Cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side.

  6. Add oil for each naan.

Recipe Notes

To make by hand, mix ingredients as directed and knead by hand for about 15 minutes.


  • Calories: 227.95kcal
  • Fat: 9.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.80g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.64g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.00g
  • Fiber: 1.22g
  • Sugar: 1.02g
  • Protein: 5.22g
  • Cholesterol: 20.30mg
  • Sodium: 169.22mg
  • Calcium: 18.48mg
  • Potassium: 66.78mg
  • Iron: 0.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 9.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.08mg
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