Butter naan ingredients:

1. Dry yeast – 1½ tsp
2. All purpose flour – 3 cups
3. Warm water – 1 cup
4. Sugar – 1 tsp
5. Ghee – 5 tbsp
6. Yoghurt – 4 tbsp
7. Onion seeds – 3 tsp
8. Salt – to taste


  • Add the dry yeast and sugar to the warm water and stir till the yeast is dissolved.
  • Cover and leave it 10 minutes.Keep it aside.
  • Mix the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl.
  • Now add the yeast mixture, ghee and yogurt.
  • Mix all into a soft dough and knead about 15 mins.
  • Grease a large bowl with a few drops of cooking oil and put the dough in it and cover with a clean cloth and allow resting for about an hour till it doubles in size.
  • Punch down and knead again and let it stand for another hour.
  • Divide the dough into equal size and roll between your palms.
  • Pre heat oven to 450 ºF.Now take a round shape ball and roll out into a round shape with your hands.
  • Naan is not rolled out with rolling pin.
  • Instead, it is rolled out by hand to a round, oval or triangular shape.
  • The thickness of Naan is about ½ inch.
  • Brush the top of the rolled Naan with melted Ghee.
  • Grease a baking sheet.
  • Put the Naan on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 7 to 8 minutes.