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Cheese Stuffed Naan recipes – Pizza Naan Recipe

Cheese Naan without Tandoor recipes – How to Make Cheese Stuffed Naan on Tawa

Cheese naan or cheese stuffed naan is a super yummy and great variation to the authentic naan. Butter naan has always been a hit among us all. This is one of the favorite and most liked Indian breads which can be served with any delicacy. You can also make an amazing variation to these naans and stuff them with soft-melted cheese. This makes it crispy from outside but remains soft from inside.

This cheese stuffed naan can be prepared either in tandoor, oven or on tawa. Serve these delectable naan with any rich gravy curry like dum potato sabzi, paneer butter masala or any sabzi with rich gravy. Everyone will relish eating for sure. You can even pack in lunch for kids, they will love eating it.

Directions

Getting ready:

1. Sieve refined flour in a bowl.

cheese naan recipe

2. Grate the mozzarella cheese in a bowl.

cheese naan

3. Grease a baking tray with some ghee.

cheese naanMaking:

4. Place refined flour in a mixing bowl and make some space in the center. To it add curd, sugar, baking soda, salt, oil and mix the ingredients well.

cheese naan

5. Now with the help of lukewarm water, knead soft and smooth dough. Add water in small portions.

cheese naan

6. Cover and keep aside the dough for 2 to 4 hours to rest.

cheese naan

7. Meanwhile, let us prepare the stuffing. For this add some coriander sprigs into grated cheese.

cheese naan

8. Check the dough after 4 hours. Once done, knead it again till smooth.

cheese naan

9. Now divide the dough into four equal parts. Lift one dough lump and roll in a round shape.

cheese naan

10. Dust the dough ball with some dry flour and place it on a rolling late. Roll it out in 3 to 4 inch diameter rounds.

cheese naan

11. Place 2 to 3 tsp stuffing over it and roll back to the round dough balls.

cheese naan

12. Close the stuffing really well.

cheese naan

13. Dust this stuffed dough ball with some dry flour again and flatten with your fingers gently. Now with the help of rolling pin, roll it out in an oval shape, keeping it little thick.

cheese naan

14. Naan can be prepared in the oven too. For making naan in the oven, place the rolled naan on greased baking tray.

cheese naan

15. Apply some water on the top and sprinkle some kalonji or cumin seeds over it.

cheese naan

16. Next preheat the oven at 250 degree centigrade first. Place the tray on the upper rack and roast for 5 minutes on 250 degree centigrade. Keep checking the naan at regular intervals.

cheese naan

17. After 5 minutes, take out the naan from oven and check.

cheese naan

18. Naan is roasted from top but uncooked from beneath. Flip the side of naan and cook it for 2 more minutes. Check the naan again.

cheese naan

19. Naan is now cooked from both the sides. Apply some ghee over it. Naan in oven is ready.

cheese naan

20. To make naan on tawa, likewise roll out the dough ball to make naan and spread some water over it.

cheese naan

21. Lift the naan and place it on hot tawa keeping the wet side down. When the naan is roasted, you can see bubble over it.

cheese naan

22. When the upper side gets dark in color .i.e. when the naan is roasted from beneath, hold the tawa at the handle and turn it upside down over the flame.

23. Roast the naan directly on the flame until it gets brown spots.

cheese naan

24. Place back the tawa on flame and take of the naan from the tawa with a spatula.

cheese naan

25. Apply some ghee and likewise prepared the other naan.

cheese naanServing:

26. Slice each naan into 4-5 pieces and serve the delectable cheese naan with chutney, sabzi, pickle or any other sabzi with rich gravy and relish eating.

cheese naanSuggestions

  • You can very easily make cheese naan on tawa or in oven. In fact, these cheese naan can be prepared in tandoor as well.
  • Cooking time can vary as per different models of oven.
  • For 2 to 3 members
  • Time – 50 minutes

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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour - 2 cups (250 grams)
  • Curd - ¼ cup
  • Ghee - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Mozzarella cheese - 100 grams
  • Green coriander - 3 to 4 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Baking soda - ⅓ tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp or as per taste
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Sieve refined flour in a bowl.
  2. Grate the mozzarella cheese in a bowl.
  3. Grease a baking tray with some ghee.
  4. Place refined flour in a mixing bowl and make some space in the center. To it add curd, sugar, baking soda, salt, oil and mix the ingredients well.
  5. Now with the help of lukewarm water, knead soft and smooth dough. Add water in small portions.
  6. Cover and keep aside the dough for 2 to 4 hours to rest.
  7. Meanwhile, let us prepare the stuffing. For this add some coriander sprigs into grated cheese.
  8. Check the dough after 4 hours. Once done, knead it again till smooth.
  9. Now divide the dough into four equal parts. Lift one dough lump and roll in a round shape.
  10. Dust the dough ball with some dry flour and place it on a rolling late. Roll it out in 3 to 4 inch diameter rounds.
  11. Place 2 to 3 tsp stuffing over it and roll back to the round dough balls.
  12. Close the stuffing really well.
  13. Dust this stuffed dough ball with some dry flour again and flatten with your fingers gently. Now with the help of rolling pin, roll it out in an oval shape, keeping it little thick.
  14. Naan can be prepared in the oven too. For making naan in the oven, place the rolled naan on greased baking tray.
  15. Apply some water on the top and sprinkle some kalonji or cumin seeds over it.
  16. Next preheat the oven at 250 degree centigrade first. Place the tray on the upper rack and roast for 5 minutes on 250 degree centigrade. Keep checking the naan at regular intervals.
  17. After 5 minutes, take out the naan from oven and check.
  18. Naan is roasted from top but uncooked from beneath. Flip the side of naan and cook it for 2 more minutes. Check the naan again.
  19. Naan is now cooked from both the sides. Apply some ghee over it. Naan in oven is ready.
  20. To make naan on tawa, likewise roll out the dough ball to make naan and spread some water over it.
  21. Lift the naan and place it on hot tawa keeping the wet side down. When the naan is roasted, you can see bubble over it.
  22. When the upper side gets dark in color .i.e. when the naan is roasted from beneath, hold the tawa at the handle and turn it upside down over the flame.
  23. Roast the naan directly on the flame until it gets brown spots.
  24. Place back the tawa on flame and take of the naan from the tawa with a spatula.
  25. Apply some ghee and likewise prepared the other naan.
  26. Slice each naan into 4-5 pieces and serve the delectable cheese naan with chutney, sabzi, pickle or any other sabzi with rich gravy and relish eating.