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Garlic Naan

Description: Indian flatbread.
Yield: 14 to 16 servings, 3-inch diameter.

Qty Unit Ingredient
1 pkg. Instant Yeast (Rapid Rise)
1 c. Warm Water
1/4 c. Sugar
3 Tbsp. Milk
1 Egg (beaten)
2 tsp. Salt
4 1/2 c. Flour
3 cloves Garlic (minced)
1/4 c. Butter (melted)


  1. Proof yeast in warm water for 10 minutes
  2. Add sugar, milk, egg, salt
  3. Mix in flour until you have a soft dough (may be more or less than the suggested amount above)
  4. Knead for 6-8 minutes
  5. Place dough in an oiled bowl, cover with a damp towel
  6. Let rise for 1 hour
  7. Punch down dough
  8. Knead in minced garlic
  9. Pinch dough off into rounded, golfball-sized portions
  10. Cover with a damp towel and allow to rise for 30 minutes
  11. Pre-heat oven to 400 F. with a pizza stone
  12. Roll dough into thin circles, just before baking
  13. Brush with butter and bake on a pizza stone until puffy and browned
  14. Alternately, brush one side with butter and cook butter-side down on an electric skillet or lightly oiled grill; butter the other side before flipping

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