Naan is a popular leavened bread of exquisite taste cooked in a tandoor. It is traditionally made in tandoor which enhances its taste. But what if you want to make naan at home..? There are some options that you can use to make them. You can use your oven if you have one available. You can make them in pressure cooker and on tawa. 
Making Naan on tawa is simple than making them in pressure cooker. I have also reduced the size of Naan so that they can be cooked easily and fast. So today I am going to share Garlic Naan without Tandoor which is also a without yeast
So lets see how we can make delicious Garlic Naan on tawa at home...:) 

Naan Without Tandoor Recipe

(Measurement 1 cup- 200 ml)

Ingredients for Garlic naan without tandoor- yeast

  • All purpose flour/Maida: 2 cups
  • Curd: 1 cup
  • Salt: 1/2 tsp Or as per taste
  • Baking soda: 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic: 30-35 cloves
  • Coriander leaves: 1/2 cup
  • Oil: 1 tsp
  • Butter: as per requirement

Yield: 9-10 Naan 

Preparation for Garlic Naan on tawa

  • Take all purpose flour/maida, baking soda, salt in bowl and mix well.
  • Now add curd into it and mix well with your hands and make a smooth dough. The dough should not be tight. It should be little sticky.
  • Now add a tsp of oil to dough add punch the dough.
Naan without yeast recipe

  • When dough gets combined really well; cover the bowl and rest it for about 2 hours in a warm place.
  • Meanwhile peel garlic and chop them finely.
  • Take coriander leaves and chop them finely.

How to make Tandoor Naan without oven-Tandoor

  • After 2 hours you will see that the dough have risen well.(Image 5)
  • Now sprinkle some flour on it and again punch the dough to smooth it.(Image 6)
  • Now take divide dough into 9-10 small equal portions. 
  • Heat tawa. (I would recommend using iron tawa)
  • Dust some flour on your work top (OR Chakla), take one portion of dough and roll it into naan shape. If you are unable to roll it, dust some flour on it and roll. Roll as thin as you can, because naan will rise while cooking.(Image 7,8)
  • After rolling the Naan spread garlic and coriander mixture on it and again roll it by lightly pressing it. (Image 9, 10)
Naan on tawa recipe

  • Flip the rolled Naan and apply water on its backside.(Image 11)
  • When the tawa is very hot place Naan on it keeping wet side downwards.(Image 12)
  • You will see small bubbles on Naan.(Image 13) This is the time to flip the Tawa and cook Naan directly on flame as shown in image.(Image 14, 15).
  • Cook it well.
Garlic Naan Recipe

  • Now when the Naan is cooked place tawa again on flame and apply butter on Naan.
  • Your Garlic Tawa Naan is ready. 
Indian Naan Bread Recipe

  • Take it out with the help of a spatula and serve hot with chole , daal makahni or whatever you like..
  • Make all Garlic Naan on tawa in same way.
  • If you like this recipe do like and share it. And if you have any query regarding this recipe; feel free to write down in comments.. :) 
  • Enjoy Butter Gralic naan on tawa...:)


  • If you like you add chopped green chilies in garlic and coriander mixture to make garlic tawa naan.
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