Delicious Coconut Garlic Naan Your Friends and Family Will Love


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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.


  • 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


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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