Indian Spiced Naan Bread

No curry is complete without naan bread, so why not give making your own homemade version a go!

Home-made naan bread is easier to make than you'd think. This flatbread recipe uses FAGE Total Yoghurt to bake a softer bread but also to create a great tasting onion yoghurt dip for dunking.


Serves 4
75g FAGE Total
450g strong white flour
1 tsp salt
7g dried yeast
1 tbsp butter, melted
200ml lukewarm water
For the spicy topping:
5 tbsp butter, melted
½ tsp cayenne
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp cumin, ground
1 tsp coriander, ground
100g FAGE Total
25g red onion, diced
Fresh coriander and chillies for garnish

Less than 15'
Serves 4
  1. Place the flour, salt and yeast into a large bowl. Add the yoghurt and melted butter then gradually add water to form a dough, kneading with your hands for approximately 5 minutes on a floured surface.
  2. Return to the bowl and cover. Leave to prove in a warm place for about an hour.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4. Roll out pieces of dough into flat teardrop shapes, place on a baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes until puffed and golden.
  4. To make the spicy topping, mix the melted butter and spices together.
  5. About 3-5 minutes before the bread is cooked, remove from the oven and brush on the spicy mixture and return to oven for a few minutes.
  6. Mix the yoghurt with the red onion.
  7. Serve warm and garnish with fresh coriander, chillis and the onion yoghurt.

Looking for more ideas? Why not try our Keralan Fish Curry