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Garlic butter Naan

This flavorful flat bread is the perfect addition to any meal, or even just eaten on it's own. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
1 hr
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: flatbread, flatbread recipes, naan, vegetarian food, vegetarian recipes
Servings: 12 servings
Author: Amy- A Red Spatula



  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 3/4 cup warm nonfat milk
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain greek yogurt
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour I used white wheat
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

ingredients to brush on while cooking

  • melted butter for brushing
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic for brushing


  • Start by activating your yeast. Mix it with the warm water and sugar. Let this sit for several minutes until the yeast starts to bubble.
    Next combine remaining ingredients, except butter and garlic for brushing. Mix them for several minutes until smooth. You may need to add a touch more water or flour, just depends on weather, humidity etc. Although this is my standard recipe, the other day I needed to add another 2 tablespoons. Things were very dry here.
    Once it is mixed, cover and let this rise until doubled. Divide dough into 12 pieces. Roll each piece into a ball and flatten into a disk. Next, start with the first one you flattened, roll it into an elongated oval. Continue until all are rolled thin, about 1/4 inch. 
    Heat heavy bottom skillet on medium heat. I used my cast iron. Brush all Naan with melted butter on one side. 
    Place several in pan and start cooking. I had 2 skillets going, as I wanted to get them cooked and have them warm to serve. While the one side is cooking, brush the other with melted butter. Don't flip until large air pockets have formed. It should be a dark golden brown.
    Once both sides are cooked, remove from pan. Mix melted butter with minced garlic and brush on naan. 
    Next, sit back and enjoy. You deserve it. These are a lot of work!