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  • Prep Time
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time
    30 Mins
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    6 People
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How to make Butter Naan at Home

Butter Naan is one of those flatbreads that people mostly prefer in restaurants pair with different curries like- Dal Fry, Dal Tadka, Paneer Butter Masala, and chana masala. They are cooked in a tandoor to get that soft and fluffy look. There are various types of naans that Indian restaurants serve that have different textures and flavors. So, let us know the step-by-step process of how to make butter naan at home.


What is Butter Naan

Butter naan is one of the famous Indian bread that is top with melted butter. People enjoy having delicious butter naan during festivals, occasions, or in the restaurant.

Butter naan dough in the restaurant is made in tandoor with all-purpose flour/Maida that contains either baking soda or leavening ingredient yeast in it some other ingredients are- oil, milk, curd, and sugar.

In this post, we will show the recipe for butter naan without a tandoor. We will use all-purpose flour/ Maida and Tava to make butter naan you can also use wheat four/atta instead of Maida, the flavor and texture will be the same as those you have outside.

Some famous and different types of flatbreads are- Paratha, Poori, Kulcha, Chapati, and Bhatura.


For the Dough ⮞

To make Naan dough go with the process that suits you best.

1.First Method – You can make dough without yeast for which you have to use baking powder and baking soda, the process doesn’t take much time you can make the dough and directly roll it to make naan.

2.Second Method – You can make dough with yeast if you want a fluffy and chewy texture. This process will take time as the dough needs to rise first to make naan.


Here, we have chosen the first method to make Butter naan without yeast. So, let’s see the process of making butter naan.

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Making of Butter Naan

Preparation Time    ➢    15 minutes

Cook Time              ➢     30 minutes

Serving People       ➢     6-7 people

Cuisine                   ➢      North Indian


Ingredients of Butter Naan

  • 500 grams all-purpose flour/Maida
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • 1 cup yogurt/curd
  • Warm water
  • Butter
  • Few chopped coriander leaves
  • sesame seeds (optional)


How to make Butter Naan in Home

1. In a bowl add Maida/all-purpose flour, ½ tablespoon salt, 1 tablespoon baking powder, 1 tablespoon baking soda, 5 tablespoons sugar, mix it.

2. Then add 3 tablespoons oil, 1 cup of yogurt mix everything then add little by little warm water and make a dough. Knead until the dough is soft and elastic.

3. After kneading rub oil in the dough and let it rest for 1-2 hours in a warm place.

4. For the yeast dough, you can rest for 2 hours till the dough rises and look double.

5. After 1-2 hours you will notice that the dough became soft. Now grease your fingers and divide the dough into different parts depending on the size you want.

6. Now make round balls and start rolling one by one roll to the desired size add some water on the one side of the naan while rolling.

7. Place the side that is rubbed with water on the Tava that has to be hot.

8. When you see the bubbles coming out from the naan with the help of a tong flip to the other side cook it directly on the pan or directly over the gas or stove-top.

9. Once you notice the brown dots on the naan remove them and place them on the plate.

10.Now brush melted butter all over the naan and garnish with some sesame seeds and coriander leaves.

11.The recipe for butter naan is ready to serve hot with any of your favorite curries.


How to serve Butter Naan

You can serve butter naan with different curries like- Dal Fry, Dal Tadka, Paneer Butter Masala, and chana masala match curry and naan with chaach or boondi raita or pomegranate raita to enhance the taste of the meal.


Butter naan calories 

This Indian bread is soft, fluffy, and delicious for which the dough is handled properly to achieve the perfect texture like the restaurant one. Butter naan usually makes in tandoor but at home, you can make it in Tava easily. The dough contains different ingredients like- oil, yogurt, sugar, and baking powder for the fluffiness from the top it is brushed with melted butter and garnish with coriander leaves. You can have butter naan with any curry of your choice. Let’s have a look at the calories and other nutrients present in butter naan.


Butter Naan Nutrition 

The nutrition facts of Butter Naan are-

  • Calories- 303
  • Fat- 12g
  • Cholesterol- 19mg
  • Sodium- 328mg
  • Potassium- 580mg
  • Carbohydrates- 41g
  • Fiber- 2g
  • Sugar- 4g
  • Protein- 8g


What is butter naan made of? 

Butter naan is a cook in a tandoor (clay oven) and contains basic ingredients like- oil, flour, milk, and yeast. You can also make naan without yeast but instead of that, you will need baking powder/ baking soda for the fluffy texture. For the home cooking naan, you can go with stovetop, or pan, or directly over the gas option.


Is butter naan healthy?

No butter naan is not healthy as it contains Maida in it that is not good for a healthy lifestyle especially for diabetes and heart patients, it can also cause trouble to your stomach and give way to various diseases. Other unhealthy ingredients are- sugar and oil. The only healthy ingredient in butter naan is the curd that is good for a healthy heart, build immunity, and perform the digestion process healthily. It is better to avoid naan if you crave so have it in a small amount.


What do you eat butter naan with?

You can have butter naan with any of your favorite curries like- Dal Fry, Dal Tadka, Paneer Butter Masala, and chana masala match curry and naan with chaach or boondi raita or pomegranate raita to enhance the taste of the meal.


Is butter naan made of Maida?

Yes, butter naan is made of Maida other ingredients are- milk, oil, yogurt, yeast, and sugar. You can skip Maida with wheat flour at home if you do not want to go with an unhealthy option.



Wind Up

We hope that you will love this guide on how to make butter naan at home. Try out fluffy soft butter naan at home if your taste buds are craving something different make sure the dough is prepared perfectly otherwise texture will not come out good. For any queries do let us know in the comment section below.




  • Daily Value*
  • Fat: 12g
  • Chlosterols: 19mg
  • Sodium: 328mg
  • Potassium: 580mg
  • Carbohydrates: 41g
  • Protein: 8g

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  • Divya Agarwal

    This Is one of the best easy to make Butter Naan recipe that i ever search.

  • Ankit Singh

    if you want naan to eat then you need to go to restaurants. But after reading this article I am happy that I can make it at home as well.

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