Bakarkhani Naan Recipe

Bakarkhani Naan
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Bakarkhani Naan is a yeast-raised Pakistani flat bread with a delicious crunchy texture. Goes great with curries.
Check it out Bakarkhani Naan recipe here:

Ready In : 2 hour 30 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

This recipe make 8 serving(s).

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 1/2 + 1/4 cup clarified butter
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp instant yeast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp green cardamom powder


  • Sift flour, yeast and salt in a large bowl. Add sugar, cardamom powder, egg and 1/2 cup clarified butter. Knead with warm milk and make a soft dough. Cover and let it aside for 2 hours to rise.
  • Preheat oven at 200 degree C.
  • Divide dough into eight portions and shape into the balls. Roll out each ball into a thin round flat bread.Apply a little clarified butter on bread then fold into half. Apply butter again and fold length wise.
  • Now roll into a spiral and flatten with your palm. Again roll into a thick naan. Place naan on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with poppy seeds.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes or until crispy and golden.
  • Immediately brush with remaining butter and cover with a damp cloth.
  • Bakarkhani Naan is ready to serve.
  • Enjoy with Butter Chicken.


AboutBushra Waheed

I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!


  1. So loving this site, especially ideas that are (for me) new and unusual food. Thank you, looking forward to more recipes x

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