Make This Yummy No Yeast Naan Bread Recipe in Minutes Right Now!

By Denise Everheart | Posted: June 08, 2020

Baking yeast is becoming a hard to find commodity currently. And the local grocery stores may not have your favorite bread either. Making this yummy, yeast-free naan bread is not only a quick and easy bread recipe to serve with dinner, you can also use naan to make a sandwich or a flatbread pizza!

This version of naan, is a remake of the traditional Indian bread so often served with your favorite curry dish. I used gluten-free flour and goat yogurt, but you can use all-purpose flour and any other kind of yogurt- even vegan yogurt will work. You will need either a rolling pin or jar to roll out the dough, and preferably a cast iron pan. If you are not using a cast iron pan, use extra care not to burn the naan.


2 c flour

1 ¼ c yogurt (a little more if using gluten-free flour)

2 t baking powder (¼ t extra for gluten-free)

⅓ t salt

  1. Sift the dry ingredients together.

  2. Add yogurt and mix using either a wooden spoon or your hands until the dough comes together.

  3. Transfer onto a dry, clean, floured surface and knead until dough forms a large ball.

  4. Divide dough into 5-7 smaller balls.

  5. Dust your rolling pin, or jar with flour.

  6. Roll out each ball until about ¼” thick.

  7. Heat your pan before adding the dough to cook.

  8. Cook each side in a hot pan for a few minutes. Naan should be lightly browned.

  9. Eat now. Or, reheat later.

  10. What’s better than warm naan bread? Check out this FREE online session, Beyond Breath, with a live instructor to guide you and answer your questions. And then enjoy your yummy, homemade, warm naan bread!

Denise Everheart is a freelance writer, meditation coach and recipe designer. Follow her @everheartstudio4meditation and @celeplateyourlife on Instagram. 

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