Yeast naan is an unleavened Indian flatbread which is very popular in restaurants. Naan’s can be made with yeast or without yeast. In this recipe, I used yeast and prepared this whole wheat yeast naan which was served with mutton and shahi kofta curry. Yeast naan is an unleavened Indian flatbread which is very popular in restaurants. Naan's can be made with yeast or without yeast.

Due to digestive problems, I get after consuming refined flour I am bound to use whole wheat flour most of the time. For Y I wanted to make Yogurt paratha, but on weekend we had to go to a friend’s place for the potluck. And then yeast naan came in my mind. Though I was hesitant to serve in 10 person’s gathering, my husband gave a green signal. This is the same way I prepared Xmas Paratha.


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To make this yeast naan, whole wheat flour was kneaded with yeast, curd, salt, and sugar. Rested for an hour to let the yeast work on. After an hour punch the dough to release the air bubbles and knead just for one minute. Divide into equal portions and cook like normal paratha. Must say whole wheat naan has come out so soft and fluffy, definitely, it is not as stretchy as refined flour naan. So let see how to make whole wheat yeast naan.Yeast naan is an unleavened Indian flatbread which is very popular in restaurants. Naan's can be made with yeast or without yeast.

Yeast Naan | How To Make Whole Wheat Naan

Ingredient                                                    6 Medium Size Naan

2 Cup whole wheat flour
1/2 Tsp baking soda
1 Tsp salt
1 Tsp active dry yeast
1/4 Cup yogurt
1/4+3/4 Cup warm water
2 Tblsp oil
1 Tsp sugar
Butter for spreading on naan

Method

  1. First of all in a mixing bowl gather flour, baking soda. Combine nicely.
  2. In a bowl add yeast, sugar, and salt. Add 1/4 cup warm water and mix nicely. Cover it and keep it for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes yeast should be bubble up and frothy.
  3. Now add this yeast frothy water, 2 tbsp oil, yogurt in dry ingredient. You need 3/4 cup extra water to knead the dough. Knead till everything bind together nicely.
  4. Apply little oil on top and cover with aluminum foil. Keep it in a warm place for at least one hour. The dough will double up in an hour.Yeast naan is an unleavened Indian flatbread which is very popular in restaurants. Naan's can be made with yeast or without yeast.
  5. After an hour punch the dough to release air and knead for a minute. Whole wheat yeast naan dough is ready for further use.
  6. Divide the dough into equal parts. I made 6 naans with this dough. Heat a griddle on medium heat. 
  7. Dust the rolling surface and roll into 6-7″ oval shape. Transfer it to the hot griddle.
  8. Cook for 1 minute and then flip it over. Cook again for 1 minute. After this transfer it to a plate.
  9. Spread the butter on hot naans and sprinkle chopped coriander. Yeast naan or whole wheat yeast naan is ready to serve.

Note

  1. My stove is electric so could not make it on the direct flame.
  2. Use of sesame seeds is completely optional here.

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Yeast Naan Recipe | Whole Wheat Naan With Yeast | How To Make Whole Wheat naan at home

Yeast naan is an unleavened Indian flatbread which is very popular in restaurants. Naan's can be made with yeast or without yeast.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword how to make whole wheat yeast naan, Indian flatbread, naan recipe, whole wheat naan, whole wheat naan with yeast, yeast naan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Dough Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 Naan
Author code2cook

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 Tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tsp salt
  • 1 Tsp active dry yeast
  • 1/4 Cup yogurt
  • 1/4+3/4 Cup warm water
  • 2 Tblsp oil
  • 1 Tsp sugar
  • Butter for spreading on naan

Instructions

  1. First of all in a mixing bowl gather flour, baking soda. Combine nicely.

  2. In a bowl add yeast, sugar, and salt. Add 1/4 cup warm water and mix nicely. Cover it and keep it for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes yeast should be bubble up and frothy.

  3. Now add this yeast frothy water, 2 tbsp oil, yogurt in dry ingredient. You need 3/4 cup extra water to knead the dough. Knead till everything bind together nicely.

  4. Apply little oil on top and cover with aluminum foil. Keep it in a warm place for at least one hour. The dough will double up in an hour.

  5. After an hour punch the dough to release air and knead for a minute. Whole wheat yeast naan dough is ready for further use.

  6. Divide the dough into equal parts. I made 6 naans with this dough. Heat a griddle on medium heat. 

  7. Dust the rolling surface and roll into 6-7″ oval shape. Transfer it to the hot griddle.

  8. Cook for 1 minute and then flip it over. Cook again for 1 minute. After this transfer it to a plate.

  9. Spread the butter on hot naans and sprinkle chopped coriander. Yeast naan or whole wheat yeast naan is ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

  1. My stove is electric so could not make it on the direct flame.
  2. Use of sesame seeds is completely optional here.

22 thoughts on “Yeast Naan Recipe | Whole Wheat Naan With Yeast | How To Make Whole Wheat naan at home”

  1. Though no yeast naan do exists, i always love yeasted naan, dunno why. And those whole wheat naan looks just prefect to finish a meal with some paneer based side dishes. Yumm…

  2. The yeast naans look scrumptious , all buttery they must have tasted absolutely amazing . Yogurt paratha too is a lovely option , but to use Yeast for Y is a great idea . I stuck to Yellow !

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