Authentic Indian Peshwari Naan Bread

Authentic Indian Peshwari Naan Bread

This is one of my husband’s favourite Indian bread recipes. Often prepared on a Friday night after a long days baking!

Authentic Indian Peshwari Naan Bread

Alex The Baker
An authentic delicious Indian flat bread recipe with yogurt.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Proving Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 8


  • Bowl
  • Scraper
  • Scales
  • Jug
  • Griddle (or frying) Pan


Naan Bread

  • 500 g Strong white flour
  • 150 mls Plain yoghurt
  • 12 g Dried yeast
  • 10 g Salt
  • 1 Egg Beaten
  • Luke warm water to bind

Peshwari Filling

  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 35 g Butter
  • 3 tbsp Coconut
  • 1.5 tbsp Raisins
  • 3 tbsp Ground almonds


Make the Dough

  • Place all the dried bread ingredients into a bowl
  • Make a well and mix in the beaten egg and yoghurt.
  • Start to knead the dough. Add a little more water to the dough if it is dry.
  • Knead for 5-10minutes until soft and stretchy.
  • Cover and leave the dough to rise until doubled in size.

Make the Filling

  • Make up the filling by softening the butter and mixing the other ingredients into the butter.

Make the Nann Breads

  • Knock back the dough and divide into 60g balls of dough;
  • Roll out onto a floured surface and place a little of the filling in one side of the dough.
  • Moisten the other end with a little water and fold up to seal edges repeat this process until all the dough has been used up.
  • Heat up a griddle and lightly fry the naan’s on both sides until they puff up and slightly golden in colour.
  • Immediately wrap up the cooked naans in a clean tea towel to keep the bread soft and warm
Keyword Peshwari Naan Bread

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