Cardamom Naan

Serves: 6Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 2 hours 50 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3½ cups flour
  • 1¼ cups lukewarm water (about 110ºF)
  • 1 envelope active dry yeast
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cardamom
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions

  • Dissolve yeast in water and stir in honey. Let sit until it becomes foamy (about 10 minutes).
  • Add olive oil, flour, salt, and cardamom and stir until the dough forms into a manageable ball. Place dough on a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic (about 6 minutes). Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces and shape into balls. Set the balls on an oiled baking sheet and brush with additional olive oil. Cover loosely with plastic and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size (1 to 2 hours).
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out each ball into an 8" disk. Arrange them on oiled baking sheets and let rest for 20 minutes.
  • Light the grill. Brush each naan lightly with olive oil and grill for about 1 minute, until golden on the bottom and light bubbles form on the top. Turn and cook until golden all over (about 1 minute).

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3½ cups flour
  • 1¼ cups lukewarm water (about 110ºF)
  • 1 envelope active dry yeast
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cardamom
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions

  • Dissolve yeast in water and stir in honey. Let sit until it becomes foamy (about 10 minutes).
  • Add olive oil, flour, salt, and cardamom and stir until the dough forms into a manageable ball. Place dough on a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic (about 6 minutes). Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces and shape into balls. Set the balls on an oiled baking sheet and brush with additional olive oil. Cover loosely with plastic and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size (1 to 2 hours).
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out each ball into an 8" disk. Arrange them on oiled baking sheets and let rest for 20 minutes.
  • Light the grill. Brush each naan lightly with olive oil and grill for about 1 minute, until golden on the bottom and light bubbles form on the top. Turn and cook until golden all over (about 1 minute).

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories50
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium1140mg
Total Carbohydrate7g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars3g
Protein1g