‘New York Delhi’ – The Best Naan Pizza You’ll Ever Taste

"New York Delhi" - the finished product


A few friends recently visited Tabla, a new Indian restaurant in Midtown Atlanta, and reported having naan with cheese on it. Naturally, a lightbulb went off over my head!

The result is “New York Delhi”—an easy, non-yeast, pizza version of classic Indian bread. After hitting the Google for some easy-peasy naan recipes, I settled on one from Veg Recipes of India, created by a great husband-and-wife team of bloggers. They go in to great detail on how to make stove-top naan without yeast. Follow that recipe to the letter, but use this combination of topping ingredients (about 1 tbsp of each – use onion seeds if you can find them):

– dried, chopped garlic
– caraway seed
– poppy seed
– taragon
– onion powder
– pinch of kosher salt


– after following the recipe above, and while the dough is rising, mix all ingredients in a chef bowl well. do a taste to make sure the flavor balance is to your liking.
– after the dough has risen (again, see recipe for more) cut, roll and flatten equal-sized pieces.
– spread mixture evenly on top of the dough
– for more on how this is done, see the below video.
– cook on a griddle or skillet, on medium heat, for about 5 minutes on each side. as your cooking the second side, add toppings until melted.
– cut with a pizza cutter in to bite-sized nibbles.

Hope you enjoy. The Brownies were in town visiting me last week, and we shot the video recipe – hope it helps. Thanks to Rachel for filming, and Spensavory for being my most-excellent sous chef.

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