5 Delicious DIY Naan Recipes

You can make the delicious flatbread at home!

Paneer Naan

Naan, the soft and chewy Indian flatbread, is a staple side for any takeout order of curry or biriyani. But you can also make naan from scratch at home—it’s easier than you might think, and you don’t need a tandoori oven. Here, the best recipes for at-home naan.

1. Homemade Naan

Homemade Naan
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Naan is traditionally cooked in a clay oven, or tandoor. This naan is made on the stovetop in a cast-iron skillet.

2. Garlic Naan

Garlic Naan
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This flavorful garlic naan is cooked on the stovetop, in a cast-iron skillet. It makes a wonderful accompaniment to your favorite Indian dish.

3. Paneer Naan

Paneer Naan

Indian paneer cheese is a classic naan topping, but this recipe is also delicious with feta or goat cheese.

4. Roasted Chile Naan

Roasted Chile Naan
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Spice-up this Indian flatbread with a variety of roasted hot chiles. Balance the heat with raita, a seasoned yogurt dip.

5. Baked Naan Chips

Baked Naan Chips
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These oven-baked naan chips are similar in texture to pita chips and are the perfect way to scoop up cucumber-yogurt sauce, mango chutney, or hummus. You will only use half of the naan, so save the rest to serve with your favorite Indian dish.

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