Stuffed naan bread

Stuffed naan bread

25 ratings

Juan, musician


„This is one of my favorite dishes to order when I go out to eat. I love experimenting with different fillings at home – these two are simple, yet delicious!“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
5
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
300 g
lamb (ground)
300 g
sheep's cheese (firm)
375 g
all-purpose flour
½ bunch
cilantro
1
onion
3
green onions
1½ tsp
sugar
1 tsp
salt
1 tbsp
vegetable oil
1½ tsp
baking powder
110 g
yogurt
190 ml
milk
salt
pepper
vegetable oil for frying
Metric
Imperial
  • 300 g lamb (ground)
  • 300 g sheep's cheese (firm)
  • 375 g all-purpose flour
  • ½ bunch cilantro
  • 1  onion
  • 3  green onions
  • 1½ tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 110 g yogurt
  • 190 ml milk
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying

Utensils

  • large saucepan
  • oven
  • measuring cup
  • 2 large bowls
  • cooking spoon
  • ovenproof frying pan
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • rolling pin

Enjoy with

Malbec
A perfect choice for a spicy lamb dish is a full-bodied and dry Malbec, aged 2 - 3 years. Delicate notes of spice and blackberry support the strong aromas of the dish, while the tannins are softened by the juicy lamb and complement the naan bread as a whole.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
547
Protein
30g
Fat
23g
Carb
54g

Step 1/5

Preheat oven to 250°C/480°F. Roughly chop cilantro. Finely dice onion. Cut green onions crosswise into rings and cheese into bite-sized cubes.
  • ½ bunch cilantro
  • 1 onion
  • 3 green onions
  • 300 sheep's cheese
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife

Preheat oven to 250°C/480°F. Roughly chop cilantro. Finely dice onion. Cut green onions crosswise into rings and cheese into bite-sized cubes.

Step 2/5

In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, vegetable oil, baking powder, yogurt, and milk. Knead until a smooth dough forms.
  • 375 flour
  •  tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  •  tsp baking powder
  • 110 yogurt
  • 190 ml milk
  • measuring cup
  • large bowl
  • cooking spoon

In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, vegetable oil, baking powder, yogurt, and milk. Knead until a smooth dough forms.

Step 3/5

In a large bowl, mix together cilantro, green onions, and cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • salt
  • pepper

In a large bowl, mix together cilantro, green onions, and cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 4/5

In a large saucepan, sauté onion in some vegetable oil over medium heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. Then, add lamb and continue to cook for approx. 5 - 7 min. until browned. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 300 lamb
  • salt
  • pepper
  • large saucepan
  • cooking spoon

In a large saucepan, sauté onion in some vegetable oil over medium heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. Then, add lamb and continue to cook for approx. 5 - 7 min. until browned. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 5/5

Form naan dough into rounds and roll out into thin discs approx. the width of a stretched out hand in diameter. Fill center of dough with either lamb or cheese mixture. Fold dough in half and press the edges together to ensure that filling stays in the naan bread during cooking. In an ovenproof frying pan, fry the naan bread over medium heat for approx. 2 - 3 min., adding a little vegetable oil if needed. Transfer to preheated oven and bake at 250°C/480°F for approx. 5 - 7 min. until golden brown.
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • ovenproof frying pan
  • rolling pin

Form naan dough into rounds and roll out into thin discs approx. the width of a stretched out hand in diameter. Fill center of dough with either lamb or cheese mixture. Fold dough in half and press the edges together to ensure that filling stays in the naan bread during cooking. In an ovenproof frying pan, fry the naan bread over medium heat for approx. 2 - 3 min., adding a little vegetable oil if needed. Transfer to preheated oven and bake at 250°C/480°F for approx. 5 - 7 min. until golden brown.