Naan bread is so good, so fluffy, and is such a wonderful bread to eat. It’s basically a fluffier version of a tortilla. Most naan breads aren’t vegan because they contain eggs. Good news! All of these recipes are ones you can make from the comfort of your own home. Don’t forget to check out these recipes and many others on our Food Monster App!
1. Whole Wheat Naan Bread
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Vegan Naan is crunchy from the outside, super soft from the inside and full of flavors and aroma from spices, herbs, and the toppings. This Whole Wheat Naan Bread by True Foods Blog is great, and can be paired with so many wonderful Indian dishes.
2. Naan Bread
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This Naan Bread by Joyce Gan is so pillowy, you’d never guess that it’s gluten-free. These breads are best served while still fresh and warm, ready to eat with your favorite curry or biryani recipe. Of course, they’re so good, that you might just want to make a batch to snack on.
3. Quick ‘n Easy Naan Bread
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These Quick ‘n Easy Naan Bread by Stephanie Davies are so quick to make, and only have a handful of ingredients. They’ll be the perfect pairing for your family curry night, and be sure to impress all!
4. Pesto Naan Pizza With Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus
This easy dinner comes together in less than 30 minutes and highlights the fresh flavors of summer. Naan is topped with a fresh cashew-basil pesto and oven-roasted tomatoes and asparagus. You can even make an extra batch of the pesto and use it for other recipes, like pasta throughout the week. This meal of Pesto Naan Pizza With Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus by Liz Martone is one you’re not going to want to miss.
5. Chili Naan Bread
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Chili and garlic in bread is a match made in heaven and this Chili Naan Bread by Holly Jade is no exception. This naan bread is vegan, gluten-free, easy to make, and tastes divine. It absolutely tastes better than naan bread from a restaurant! It’s so fluffy and soft that you won’t be able to imagine your life without it after you try it. The perfect side to any Indian dish, or even enjoy it with some guacamole! YUM!
6. Grilled Fresh Mint Naan
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7. Restaurant-Style Garlic Naan
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What can be done to get that soft, doughy restaurant-style garlic naan? In restaurants, naan is typically fired in a tandoor, which is what gives it those delightful, slightly charred air bubbles. But this recipe shows you three ways to make naan — in the oven, on a skillet, or in a pressure cooker. The results for these Restaurant-Style Garlic Naan by Anupama Paliwal are so good, you’ll think it really is from a restaurant.
8. Baingan Bharta with Roasted Sweet Potato, Brown Rice & Homemade Garlic Naan
Take your tastebuds on a trip with this delicious and flavorful Indian dish. Try out this Baingan Bharta with Roasted Sweet Potato, Brown Rice & Homemade Garlic Naan by Travis Piper!
9. BBQ Jackfruit Naan Pizza
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Jackfruit, a magical, mysterious, and mouth-watering fruit that perfectly mimics the texture of shredded meat! This sweet and savory BBQ Jackfruit Naan Pizza by Kathryn Pfeffer-Scanlan combines barbecue jackfruit with sweet pineapple atop a naan bread crust. An easy family dinner, no matter what day of the week it is!
10. Sweet Potato and Chickpea Naan
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This Sweet Potato and Chickpea Naan by Talida Voinea is a very nutritious and filling naan. Made from a blend of spelt and chickpea flour with sweet potato mixed in, it is not quite as fatty as a takeout naan bread and a lot drier in texture, but is absolutely delicious. Serve as you would any naan, with your favorite curry.
11. Coconut-Mango Stew With Homemade Naan Bread
What could possibly be more comforting than dunking slices of homemade naan bread into a bowl of warm stew? Not much, that’s for sure, and this Coconut-Mango Stew With Homemade Naan Bread by Florian Nouh is not to be missed. Mango and coconut give this stew a tropical twist while quinoa and lentils add protein and heartiness. Oh and by the way, the naan bread is totally gluten-free!
12. Afghan Naan
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Traditionally Afghan naan breads are made in wood-fired ovens, but they also taste light, fluffy, and delicious when they are baked in electric or gas oven. The most distinct element of this bread is the addition of nigella seeds, that add a unique fragrance and flavor and this Afghan Naan by Anupama Paliwal is no different. The other defining factor of Afghan naan is the patterns. You can also play around with the thickness, leaving it thicker and fluffy like a pillow, or stretch it further and have more crispy bits, it’s up to you.
13. Oat-Millet Falafel in Spinach Naan With Almond Feta
Falafel is typically made from chickpeas, but these oat-millet falafel are also worthy of holding the title. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, they’re you’ll want to eat them all before you can even wrap them up in the spinach naan. Potato fries and homemade almond feta crumble round off these green wraps for the perfect lunch. This Oat-Millet Falafel in Spinach Naan With Almond Feta by Lena Pfetzer is a meal you’re going to want to make.
14. Mango, Coconut and Sultana Naans
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Once you’ve made your first Naan trust me, you’ll never buy shop bought again! If you’re terrified of the bread/yeast world, there’s no need to be with this Mango, Coconut and Sultana Naans by Sarah Pether. These naans puff up beautifully once cooked. This is a mama thoroughly tried-and-tested passed on treat.
15. Naan Avocado Toast With Dukkah and Pan-Fried Chickpeas
This Naan Avocado Toast With Dukkah and Pan-Fried Chickpeas by Caroline Doucet shines because of its simplicity – toasted naan bread, avocado, sautéed chickpeas, and fresh dukkah. While the ingredients are simple, you will have to do a fair amount of multi-tasking, so be ready for some action in the kitchen. That being said, naan avocado toast with dukkah and pan-fried chickpeas make an elegant snack for any time.
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