Friday, May 13, 2011

Na-Na-Na Naan. Hey Hey Burritos

Sorry that song has been stuck in my head, and now it's probably in yours.

Naan (Indian Flat bread) is our new family favorite.  I bought some at the grocery store.  It was yummy, but it cost $3 for 2 small pieces. Being the cheapskate that I am, I went looking for a recipe.  I found this one here, but made some changes.

 1 cup hot water
 1/4 cup sugar  in a large bowl
Sprinkle 1 packet of active dry yeast on top and let stand for 10 minutes.
3 T milk
1 beaten egg
2 tsp salt

Gradually add 4 1/2 cups flour.  I mix it w/ my kitchen aid bread hook until it is smooth.  If you don't have one, you could knead it for 8-10 minutes on a floured surface. Place in a well oiled bowl, cover with a damp cloth and let rise for 1 hour.

Break dough into small balls.  Cover again with damp towel and let rise for 30 minutes.

Heat non-stick  skillet. Roll out dough balls flat and sprinkle (optional) with Parmesan cheese and garlic salt.  Place on skillet and cook a few minutes on each side. (The original recipe grills them, but our grill is broken).  I tried cooking them in the oven on my pizza stone, but we all liked them better from the skillet. I want to try to make flatbread pizzas out of them.

2 diced tomatoes
2 cooked chopped chicken breasts
1/4 cup diced red onion
1 cup Feta
2 cloves minced garlic
salt and pepper to taste
Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar and mix.

As I'm typing this, I think a little lemon juice, olives, and cucumbers would have been great as well.  The kids loved it!  Seriously it was met with enthusiasm usually only reserved for food that comes with fries and a free toy.

Hubby likes to dip it in hummus.

UPDATE:  I ran out of white flour, so last time I made it w/ 3 cups of white and 1 cup of wheat.  Not one of my very picky kids complained.  I may press my luck and go half and half next time.  Also rumor has it that Costco has Naan (10 pieces for $2).

Linking up HERE.


  1. This looks so delicious and healthy too! I am going to have to try that filling sometime- thank you so much for sharing :)

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  2. Girl - YOU ARE ON THE BALL!! Thanks for popping over to Foodie Friday and being the first to link up! I know everyone is freaking over the blogger issues but I felt it my duty to get the party up and running anyway! :) This looks DELICIOUS!

  3. oooh - this sounds so good!!! We love Naan but I've never tried to make it. This is going in my recipes for this week! So glad I saw your link at TT&J. ;)

  4. Thanks for the recipe!! Looks delicious!! :)

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  6. Oh wow, thanks for that great recipe. I love making na na na na naans too, and love that song also, he he. I like to cook my naan under the broiler, it bubbles up super nice, and dare I say that it is the closest I can get to a tandoor. Although, cooking on a skillet clearly works well too.

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    Now that would be YUMMY with your homemade naans, I had to settle for Costco naans this particular day, lol.

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  8. This is great! You should look at linking to It is a yummy recipe!

  9. Um really you read my mind! The Hubs will love me (more) for making this the next time we have Tikka Masala.

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  10. I once saw a cooking show where they used naan to make pizzas on the grill. Can't wait to try it out now, thank you! :-)

  11. Saw you on TT&J and LBR. Yummy - can't wait to try this!

  12. this looks good, I am a big fan of gyro's and this seems similar. I will have to give it a try. Thanks for linking up to Eat, Grow, Sew! I'm following you too!

  13. yum, looks delicious! I don't know why I've never heard of using naan for this! Great idea.

  14. looks so good. I will need to try it. I'm a new follower and excited to see your future posts!

  15. yummy...thanks for marking this:)

  16. We LOVE naan at my house!! And I too hate paying so much for it!

    If you like naan, try making paneer (Indian cheese). It was incredibly easy and delicious!

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