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Garlic Naan

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course bread
Cuisine north indian
Servings 6 Servings


  • 3 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp Yeast
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Nigella seeds
  • ¼ cup Yogurt
  • 3 tbsp Ghee or Oil
  • ¾ cup Lukewarm Water

For Garlic Oil:

  • 3 tbsp Oil/ Ghee
  • 3 Garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 3 tbsp Cilantro, finely chopped


Make the Dough:

  • Combine flours, yeast, yogurt, oil, nigella seeds, sugar and salt in a mixing bowl. Add enough water to make a smooth and soft pliable dough. Cover and set aside for about 1 hour or until the dough is doubled in volume.

Make the Garlic Topping:

  • Heat oil/ ghee in a small saucepan. Add the garlic and chopped cilantro; cook till garlic turns golden.

Make Garlic Naan:

  • Preheat the broiler to High.
  • Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces. Roll each piece into a round or tear shaped naans.
  • Brush the top with the garlic oil and place on a baking sheet.
  • Broil for about 2 minutes, then flip and broil for another 1 minute. Watch the oven like a hawk to make sure that the naans don’t burn.