Delicious Coconut Garlic Naan Your Friends and Family Will Love

BY LUVEY

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One of the most treasured parts of Indian cooking is the delicious naan that soaks up all of the delicious flavors that come with a meal.

If you haven't tried coconut garlic naan, here is your chance! I promise... your family and friends are going to love you for this amazing recipe. It combines the perfect mix of savory, aromatic garlic, and slightly sweet coconut to delight the senses.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt

INSTRUCTIONS

For Garlic Confit:

  1. Preheat oven to 250°.
  2. Place coconut oil and garlic in a small ovenproof bowl.
  3. Cover and bake until garlic is soft and golden, about 2 hours.
  4. Cool completely.

For Naan:

  1. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. In a large bowl, combine whole wheat flour, yogurt, 1 tablespoon coconut oil, sugar, salt, yeast mixture and 1/2 cup flour; beat on medium speed until smooth.
  3. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. The dough might be super sticky.
  4. Turn dough onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, 6-8 minutes.
  5. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top.
  6. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  7. Punch down dough.
  8. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide into 8 pieces.
  9. Roll each piece into a 1/4-in.-thick oval.
  10. In a large skillet, heat canola oil and remaining 1 tablespoon coconut oil over medium-high heat.
  11. Working in batches, cook naan until golden brown, 1-2 minutes.
  12. Turn; cook until golden brown, 1-2 minutes longer.
  13. Repeat with remaining dough.
  14. Serve with garlic confit.
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