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Naan-tastic bread – Dairy Free Naan Bread

The only dairy products we ever have around the house are cheese and butter, so we searched high and low for a naan recipe that didn’t require milk or yogurt. Throwing a couple recipes together provided a naan that will make you never buy store-bought again.

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1 tsp bread yeast 1 cup warm water 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp of sugar 2.5 cups of all purpose flour 2 tbsp oil


  1. Combine yeast, sugar, and warm water in a large bowl and let sit until the yeast dissolves; about 10 minutes.

  2. In a separate bowl sift together flour and salt.

  3. When the yeast is dissolved stir in the flour and salt mixture.

  4. Knead the dough for about 5 minutes on a floured surface.

  5. Clean the large bowl and using a paper towel coat the sides with oil.

  6. Put the dough in the oiled bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and place in a warm place to sit until the dough has doubled in size, about 1 hour.

  7. Remove the dough from the bowl, flatten, and cut into 8 pieces and form each into a ball. Cover with plastic wrap and put back in a warm place until it doubles in size again, about 30 minutes.

  8. Coat a cast iron pan with some oil or butter and heat on the stove over medium-high heat.

  9. Roll out one of the balls into an oblong shape, about 1 mm thick.

  10. When the pan is hot, cook on the first side until you see bubbles form throughout and the pan side turns a dark brown (see image).

  11. Brush the top of the naan with butter or oil, flip, cook until a dark brown and repeat with the rest of the balls of dough.

  12. Keep the cooked naan in the oven at 200F and serve warm.


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