Homemade Butter Naan Recipe – Soft Yogurt Bread

The Homemade Butter Naan recipe is simple to make in your own kitchen. Naan is an Indian bread which is on every restaurant menu. It is a rich Indian bread that goes well with most Indian gravies. Everyone loves the soft texture of a good Butter naan. It is a hit among everyone.   All Purpose Flour (Maida), Butter (Unsalted), Curd (Dahi / Yogurt), Lukewarm Water, Sugar, Active dry yeast, Salt, Chaat Masala Powder, Butter (Salted)   3 cups All Purpose Flour (Maida) 1/2 cup Butter (Unsalted) , softened 1 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt) 3 tablespoons Lukewarm Water 1 tablespoon Sugar 2 teaspoons Active dry yeast 1-1/2 teaspoons Salt Others 2 teaspoons Chaat Masala Powder 1 tablespoon Butter (Salted) , softened     60   30     To begin making the Butter Naan recipe, in a large bowl add the 3 cups of flour and butter. With your hands, blend the butter into the flour until it forms coarse crumbs. You can do this in a blender as well, but the dough when worked with hands gives a better texture to the dough.Stir together the warm water, yeast  and sugar until yeast is completely dissolved. Now make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add the yogurt, salt and yeast mixture.Knead into the flour and until the whole dough collects into a mass. Add a little more water if required to bring the dough together. The dough will be wet and sticky. Wipe your hands clean and oil them. Now knead the naan dough with the oiled hands until smooth , for about 10 minutes; oil your hands more if the dough is sticky. The dough after 10 minutes of kneading will still be soft and pliable. Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover the bowl and  allow the dough to rest for 3 to 4 hours until the dough has doubled in volume. Once the naan dough has doubled, punch down the dough, knead for a minute and divide into 12 to 15 equal portions.With a rolling pin, quickly roll out each ball into a 5 inch oval. With your fingers, stretch each round into a 5-7 inch oval. The next step is to cook the naans. Follow either of the below methods.