Air Fryer Garlic Naan Bread

Air Fryer Garlic Naan Bread

Garlic Naan bread is a wonderful treat that you can to compliment so many dishes. Cooking it in the air fryer allows the bread to be crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Never greasy.

This garlic naan recipe uses staple ingredients that make it so easy to make hot fresh naan bread any time easily in the air fryer.


  • 1 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast
  • ¼ cup of warm water
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ¾ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • Garlic butter:
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons parsley


  • In a mixing bowl, stir the yeast, sugar and water together. Let sit for 10 minutes. Foam will appear
  • Add flour, milk, yogurt, garlic, oil, baking powder and salt. Using a dough hook, mix together until dough ball forms.
  • Remove from bowl and knead dough for 3 minutes on a floured surface. Place dough ball in an oiled bowl, cover with plastic wrap and set aside for 1 hour to double in size.
  • Remove and cut dough into 10 equal pieces. Roll piece into balls and flatten balls on a floured surface to fit the size of your air fryer basket.
  • Take flattened dough and place in air fryer basket and spray with oil. Cook on 370 for 6 minutes, flip and cook for 3 minutes.
  • In a bowl, melt the butter with the garlic and parsley. Brush mixture onto naan after cooking.

Expert Tips

  • Add Fresh Herb: Try brushing the Naan with herb butter. For example, rosemary.
  • Short cut tip: Freeze some of the dough and cook later. Prepare as above and flatten and then freeze.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to use a gluten free flour like Bob’s Red Mills One for One Gluten Free Flour.
  • Pizza: Naan make great base for pizza.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 415mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 207IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2mg