Garlic Naan

Makes: 6 naans 
Flour2 cups
Salt1/2 tsp
Garlic powder1/2 tsp
Sugar1 tsp
Yeast2 tsp
Yogurt1/4 cup
Warm water1/2 cup
Garlic Butter:
Garlic4 clovesminced
Butter1/2 cup1 stick
  • Add sugar and yeast to warm water and wait 5 minutes for the yeast to bloom
  • Melt butter in a small pan and when hot, add the minced garlic. Mix well and turn off the heat.
  • Then add salt, yogurt, flour, and 1 tbsp garlic butter to make a shaggy dough
  • Cover and let rise on the counter (in summer) or in an oven (in winter) for 2 hours, until the dough has doubled in size
  • Divide the dough into 6 portions and roll into balls. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise for 15 - 20 minutes
  • Heat the cast-iron skillet until very, very hot
  • Roll out each ball into naan and sprinkle cilantro at the end (optional)
  • Cook on the very hot skillet for 2 - 3 minutes o each side
  • After removing from heat, spread garlic butter on both sides and serve hot