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Tawa Naan on Gas Stove: Tawa Naan Recipe | No Yeast and Oven

by Pradeep Mamgain
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Quick, easy, delicious coriander butter naan bread without tandoor, oven, and yeast. This Tawa naan is soft on the inside and charred on the outside.

Tawa Naan on Gas Stove: Tawa Naan Recipe | No Yeast and Oven

Traditionally naan is cooked in a tandoor — hot clay oven. It is spongy, airy, Indian flatbread; the most popular bread in the Indian restaurants. And, after chapati naan is the most loved bread in Indian households. 

butter naan
naan without yeast

There is a misconception among people that it’s hard to cook naan at home but I find at home, Tawa naan recipe without yeast, tandoor, and oven is easy to make.

There are many varieties of naan available such as garlic naan, paneer naan, gobhi naan, aloo naan, Amritsari chur-chur naan, and so on. You can make different kinds of naans by stuffing it with a filling of your choice.

Today, I am making simple plain butter naan without using any yeast or eggs.

How to make tawa naan on the stovetop?

This is a summary. Be sure to scroll to the recipe card below for complete instructions.

  1. Prepare a butter-coriander mixture for garnishing, set aside.
  2. Add all the ingredients to the all-purpose and whole wheat flour mix.
  3. Knead a non-sticky smooth dough.
  4. Cook the naan on the tawa.
  5. Garnish with butter-coriander mix and serve as desired.

Ingredients

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  • For garnishing: Butter, coriander leaves, green chilies, and a pinch of salt.
  • For the dough: All-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, powdered sugar, salt, curd, and oil.
Nutrition Facts
Tawa Naan on Gas Stove: Tawa Naan Recipe | No Yeast and Oven
Amount Per Serving
Calories 724 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 1743mg76%
Potassium 582mg17%
Carbohydrates 108g36%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 749µg15%
Vitamin B6 1mg50%
Vitamin B12 1µg17%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Vitamin D 1µg7%
Vitamin E 2mg13%
Vitamin K 21µg20%
Calcium 219mg22%
Copper 1mg50%
Iron 5mg28%
Magnesium 157mg39%
Phosphorus 512mg51%
Zinc 3mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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A Few Final Thoughts

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  • Cooking: You can not use a non-stick pan for cooking naan. An iron Tawa or a skillet can be used to cook naan on the stovetop. You should not cook it on very hight flames otherwise the dough will not cook through.
  • Kneading: If the curd you have at home is sour, you can add a little milk in the curd and then knead.
  • Toppings: You can use jalapeños, white sesame seeds, and black sesame seeds for toppings.
  • Serving: For the best combo, serve it with your favorite curry or gravy-based dish.
Tawa Naan on Gas Stove: Tawa Naan Recipe | No Yeast and Oven

Naan goes well with:

or any gravy based dish.

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Tawa Naan on Gas Stove: Tawa Naan Recipe | No Yeast and Oven

Naan is something that is liked by most of us. This Tawa naan recipe without yeast is a fail-proof method for producing restaurant-style naans.
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Course: Bread
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: butter naan recipe on tawa, tawa naan, Tawa Naan Recipe without Yeast
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 724kcal
Author: Pradeep Mamgain

SERVINGS

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Note: 1 cup = 250 ml | 1 tbsp = 15 ml | and 1 tsp | 5 ml

Ingredients

  • 25 grams buttersalted
  • 10 grams coriander leaves
  • 2 grams green chili
  • 200 grams whole wheat flour
  • 70 grams plain flour (maida)
  • 2 grams baking powder
  • 1 gram baking soda
  • 9 grams powdered sugar
  • 7 grams salt
  • 200 grams plain yogurt
  • 20 grams vegetable oil

Instructions

  • In a bowl, add salted butter, chopped coriander leaves, chopped green chili, and a pinch of salt. Mix all the ingredients and set aside. We will use it for garnishing.
  • In a Parat, add wheat flour and all-purpose flour.
  • Add baking powder, baking soda, powdered sugar, and of salt. Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Add yogurt and oil. Now, knead the mixture to a soft dough but not sticky. If the dough is hard, use additional curd for kneading. If curd is sour, you can add a little milk in the curd and then knead.
  • Apply light oil to the dough. Divide the dough in equal-sized balls and cover with a damp cloth for 10 minutes.
  • Roll the naan one at a time on a lightly floured surface little less than ¼ inch thick. Sprinkle the water lightly on one side of the naan.
  • Heat the Tawa on medium heat. To check if Tawa is ready, sprinkle some water on it, the water should sizzle.
  • Put water side naan over Tawa on medium heat. Once the dough starts drying, bubbles are formed. This process will take about a minute. If you see too many or large bubbles, poke it with a fork or with the finger.
  • Turn the Tawa over flames keeping about 2 inches away from the flames to cook naan from the top. You should not cook it on very hight flames otherwise the dough will not cook through.
  • Once naan is browned to your satisfaction, remove, and spread the butter mix onto it. Place it on a plate and cover it with a cloth to keep warm until serving. Naan is ready!

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NOTES

  • Cooking: You can not use a non-stick pan for cooking naan. An iron Tawa or a skillet can be used to cook naan on the stovetop. You should not cook it on very hight flames otherwise the dough will not cook through.
  • Kneading: If the curd you have at home is sour, you can add a little milk in the curd and then knead.
  • Toppings: You can use jalapeños, white sesame seeds, and black sesame seeds for toppings.
  • Serving: For the best combo, serve it with your favorite curry or gravy-based dish.

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Nutrition

Calories → 724 kcal | Carbohydrates → 108 g | Protein → 21 g | Fat → 26 g | Saturated Fat → 17 g | Cholesterol → 40 mg | Sodium → 1743 mg | Potassium → 582 mg | Fiber → 12 g | Sugar → 10 g | Vitamin A → 749 µg | Vitamin B6 → 1 mg | Vitamin B12 → 1 µg | Vitamin C → 2 mg | Vitamin D → 1 µg | Vitamin E → 2 mg | Vitamin K → 21 µg | Calcium → 219 mg | Copper → 1 mg | Iron → 5 mg | Magnesium → 157 mg | Phosphorus → 512 mg | Zinc → 3 mg

This nutritional information is approximate and is calculated using an online nutrition tool. It is based on 1 serving.

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2 comments

Babeeta February 17, 2020 - 5:03 am

5 stars
wowww its really delicious

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Pradeep Mamgain February 17, 2020 - 8:25 pm

Thanks so much Babeeta!

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