Halwai August 25, 2018


• 2 cups – Maida
• 1/2 cup – Milk
• 1 tsp – Rapid rise Dry yeast
• 1/2 cup – Luke warm water
• 1 tsp – Sugar
• 12 pods – garlic, chopped fine
• 2 tsp – oil
• Melted Butter to smear
• Water needed for dough


  1. In a bowl add lukewarm water, sugar and yeast. Wait for 5-8 minutes.
  2. Froth will start forming on top indicating that the yeast mixture Is ready.
  3. Add maida in a bowl and to that add salt, oil, half the amount of chopped garlic.
  4. Add the yeast mixture prepared to it and start to knead. Keep adding little by little milk as you knead.
  5. Add water only if required to get a very soft sticky dough. Cover and let it rest for 40 minutes.
  6. Punch down dough and knead again till all air trapped in escapes out.
  7. Pull out balls from the dough and dust the balls with dry flour. Using your hands just pull apart little by little to get the naan ready.
  8. Place it on a flat surface and spread 1/2 tsp of the chopped garlic on top and pat it so that they don’t fall apart.
  9. Cook on one side and as you see bubbles rising flip and apply melted butter or even ghee on top and cook the other side.
  10. Once cooked, flip again and cook for few seconds and your garlic naan is ready to be served
  11. Recipe courtesy: enelm.blogspot.in