Mini Chilli Cheese Naan

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Mar. 06, 2017

You would have tasted Indian breads stuffed with potatoes, methi, mint, veggies and varied other options, but have you ever tried naan stuffed with rice? Rice, when combined with cheese and chilli flakes makes a very interesting stuffing for handy mini-sized naans that are ideal for cocktail parties. Innovative to the core, this Mini Chilli Cheese Naan is a starter that will unfailing bring compliments your way!


Plain flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Dry yeast 1/4 Teaspoon
Sugar 1/4 Teaspoon
Curd 1/2 Tablespoon
Ghee 1/2 Tablespoon
Dry red chilli flakes 1 Teaspoon
Grated processed cheese 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cooked rice 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
Butter 5 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste



For the dough:

1. Combine the yeast, sugar and 2 tbsp of lukewarm water in a bowl mix well, cover with a lid and keep aside for 5 to 7 minutes.

2. Combine the plain flour, yeast-sugar mixture, curds, melted ghee and salt in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough.

3. Cover the dough with a lid or a damp muslin cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes.


4. Divide the dough and stuffing into 10 equal portions.

5. Roll out a portion of the dough into a 75 mm. (3) diameter circle using a little plain flour for rolling.

6. Place a portion of the stuffing in the center of the circle.

7. Bring together all the sides in the center and seal tightly.

8. Roll again into a circle of 50 mm. (2) diameter circle with a little plain flour for rolling.

9. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and place the naan over it.

10. Cook it on one side till it puffs slightly and then turn over.

11. Cook it on the other side till it puffs a little and then roast it on an open flame till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.

12. Repeat steps 2 to 8 to make 9 more naans.


13. Brush each naan with tsp butter and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 76Calories from Fat 33

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 46 mg1.92%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet