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Selfmade Peshwari Naan Recipe – Nicky’s Kitchen Sanctuary

What might be higher than gentle fluffy naan bread with a touch of sweetness to mop up a stunning sauce curry!
Some recipes like to incorporate sultanas of their peshwari naan, however I’m not eager in fruit in my naan bread, so I like to make use of a deliciously moreish sticky combination of floor almonds and desiccated coconut. This bread is the proper mix of candy and savoury!

Tall image of a stack of peshwari naan breads on a wooden board against a blue background. There is a blue napkin in shot and a hand is taking the top naan.
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Peshwari is sort of all the time my naan of selection once we get a takeaway. I like the gentle chewiness of the bread with that trace of almond sweetness.
Then in fact comes the very best bit – swooshing a big, torn-off piece by way of a stunning puddle of sizzling madras sauce and tasting the spicy sauce with the candy bread.

Pure bliss!

How you can make it

Full recipe with detailed steps within the recipe card on the finish of this submit.

  1. We begin by making the dough, which has the same old substances of yeast, water, bread flour, sugar and salt. We additionally add in baking powder (as an additional elevating agent and to assist the dough puff up), yogurt (to make the naan bread chewy and tender) and butter (to counterpoint the flavour, and assist with the slight denseness of naan bread).
  2. As soon as we have made the dough, it is left to rise for 60-90 minutes.
  3. Then we make the filling – a combination of floor almonds, desiccated coconut, brown sugar and butter.
  4. Subsequent we cut up the dough into 6 items and roll every out into a protracted rectangle. The filling is unfold/spooned onto one half of every piece of dough, and the dough is folded over and rolled/formed additional.
  5. We fry the naan breads in a sizzling dry pan, brushing with melted butter once they’re accomplished.

👩‍🍳PRO TIP The naan breads may be saved heat by putting in a pile, masking in foil and putting in a heat oven, while you are cooking the remainder. Inserting them in a pile helps to maintain the naan breads good and gentle.

Close up overhead image of a stack of peshwari naan breads on a wooden board. The top naan has been torn in two, to reveal the filling.

🍽️ Saucy curries to dip your naan in

They’re so gentle and tender – simply have a look at the stunning candy filling.

A stack of peshwari naan breads on a dark wooden board against a blue background. There is a blue napkin in shot. The top naan has been broken into two to show the filling.

I’ve’t made a video for this recipe but – we have been so busy filming recipe for the brand new e book. I actually wish to do a video for it as quickly as we will although. Is that this one thing you guys would wish to see?

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Close up of a stack of peshwari naan breads on a dark wooden board against a blue background. There is a blue napkin in shot. The top naan has been broken into two to show the filling.

Selfmade Peshwari Naan Recipe

What might be higher than gentle fluffy naan bread with a touch of sweetness to mop up a stunning sauce curry!

Prep Time 40 minutes

Cook dinner Time 35 minutes

proving time 1 hr

Complete Time 2 hrs 15 minutes

Course aspect dish

Delicacies Indian


Coconut and almond filling:


  • Place the yeast in a bowl and add the nice and cozy water. Stir collectively and depart for five minutes, till foam seems on high of the water.

    2 tsp (7g) immediate yeast, 120 ml (½ cup) heat water

  • Add the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, yogurt and melted butter to the bowl of a stand mixer, together with the yeast and water combination.

    300 g (2 ½ cups) sturdy white bread flour, 1 tsp (5g) sugar, ½ tsp baking powder, 1 tsp (5g) salt, 150 ml (½ cup + 2 tbsp) pure yogurt, 30 g (2 tbsp) melted unsalted butter

  • Combine the dough collectively utilizing the dough hook till mixed. The combination will look dry at first, however will come collectively.

  • As soon as mixed, proceed to knead the dough with the dough hook for 10 minutes. By this level the dough can be fairly sticky.

  • Place the dough in an oiled bowl, cowl with a moist material or clingfilm and permit to show for 60-90 minutes, till doubled in dimension.

  • In the meantime, make the coconut and almond filling by mixing the bottom almonds, desiccated coconut, sugar and butter collectively in a small bowl, till mixed. Put to 1 aspect.

    100 g (1 cup) floor almonds, 3 tbsp desiccated coconut, 4 tbsp gentle brown sugar, 30 g (2 tbsp) melted unsalted butter

  • Mud the work floor with a superb sprinkling of flour. Divide the dough into 6 balls.

    3-4 tbsp plain (all-purpose) flour

  • Mud every dough ball with flour and roll every one out into rectangles, approx. 10cm (4 inches) x 5cm (2 inches).

  • Divide the coconut/almond combination between the dough rectangles, spreading it out, so it covers half of the dough. The filling could also be a little bit crumbly, however that is superb.

  • Fold the dough over, so that you now have a sq. of dough, measuring approx. 5cmx5cm (2 inches), and seal the perimeters together with your fingertips. Repeat with the remaining dough.

  • Rigorously form every dough sq. right into a teardrop or oval form, approx 15cm (6 inches) lengthy and about 10cm (4 inches) extensive on the widest level. I favor to make use of my fingers for this half, however you need to use a rolling pin in case you favor.Don’t fear if the naan breads are a little bit smaller. You mainly wish to get the dough pretty skinny, however with out the filling leaking out.
  • Preheat the oven to its lowest setting (to maintain the naan breads heat).

  • Warmth a big frying pan (both a non-stick or a seasoned forged iron pan) over a excessive warmth. When extremely popular, place a naan bread within the dry pan and fry for approx. 3 minutes, till it puffs up.

  • Flip the naan bread over a prepare dinner for an additional 3 minutes till golden patches seem on the bread. You possibly can prepare dinner it for longer in case you favor darker patches (the pan could smoke a little bit if cooking for longer, so you could must rigorously wipe it out after cooking every naan).

  • When the naan bread is cooked, place on a baking tray and brush the highest generously with the melted butter (approx ¾ butter tbsp for every naan).

    75 g (5 tbsp) melted unsalted butter

  • Cowl the tray with foil and place within the oven.

  • Repeat, cooking every naan bread, brushing the highest with melted butter and putting on high of the beforehand cooked naan bread (preserving them in a stack will maintain them good and gentle). Every time you add a naan bread to the pile, re-cover the pile with the piece of foil and place again within the oven to maintain heat till all of the naan breads are cooked.

  • Serve together with your favorite curry.

✎ Notes

Can I make forward?
Contemporary naan bread, all the time tastes the very best, however they do nonetheless style unbelievable when made forward. 
Make all of the naans, (do not hassle preserving them heat within the oven or brushing with melted butter). Cowl with foil after making every one (to maintain them gentle), however you need not put them in a pile in case you’re making them forward (they’re going to take longer to chill in a pile).

Cool the naan breads then retailer at room temperature, in a sealed container for 1-2 days.
Alternatively, freeze them in a freezer bag or in a sealed container. Place some greaseproof paper between every naan, so they do not stick collectively when freezing. 
Defrost at room temperature (nonetheless within the bag, or no less than coated with foil, so they do not dry out) for a few hours till fully defrosted and not chilly to the contact.

To reheat:

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C/35oF.
  • Place the naan breads on a baking tray. It is superb in the event that they overlap a little bit. 
  • Sprinkle a little bit water on every naan (about ½ tsp per naan)
  • Cowl with foil, and place within the oven for 8-12 minutes, till piping sizzling all through.
  • Brush with melted butter and serve.

Key phrases Coconut bread, flat bread

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Hello I’m Nicky

I like to prepare dinner and I wish to share with you my favorite, scrumptious household pleasant recipes. I wish to encourage you to create unbelievable meals for your loved ones day by day.

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