Paneer Naanza, Naan Sandwich, and More: Try 5 Smacky Naan Recipes


Naan is an Indian flatbread that is prepared with maida together with some sooji and then cooked until crispy in the tandoor or tawa. It’s best served with Indian curries like Dal Makhani, Butter Chicken, Shahi Paneer, and many more. Popular North Indian food combinations like Butter Chicken with Garlic Naan and Shahi Paneer / Dal Makhani with Butter Naan are a heavenly combination indeed. And no matter how hard we try; In the end, we always produce or order naans in large quantities because naans are never enough! Very pleasant, isn’t it? But wait! Ever thought of giving those leftover naans a yummy makeover? Well we are here to help you with that. From paneer naanza to vegetarian naan pizza to naan sandwich – these recipes are so delicious that they simply shouldn’t be missed! So without further ado, let’s start with these recipes.

Also read: 5 types of breads you must try in Delhi

Here is a list of 5 leftover naan recipes to try:

1. Naan sandwich (Naanwich)

Sandwich is a common breakfast recipe that is loved by almost everyone. Be it desi sandwich or veggie sandwich, chicken sandwich, etc. This particular sandwich made from naans is definitely a must! All you have to do is take a naan, cut it in two, fill it with your favorite ingredients, and enjoy! You can find the recipe here.

2. Paneer Naanza

Paneer Naanza is a delicious cheesy and crispy paneer pizza recipe where we use naan instead of a regular pizza base. A perfect combination of Indo-Italian flavors, this dish can be a show star at any time. It’s comparatively easier and less time-consuming than making a pizza crust from scratch. Are you wondering how? Read the recipe here.

Kebab Paneer Pizza

3. Naan vegetable pizza

We found another delicious Naanza recipe for you. If you’re a veggie pizza lover, this recipe may be for you as it’s filled with crunchy veggies, herbs, and other spices. Click here for the detailed recipe of the Naan Veggie Pizza. PS: If you have a preference for chicken pizza, it is always a good idea to add some pieces of chicken!

Naan pizza

4. Naan nachos

Similar to roti nachos, you can also try naan nachos. It can be an ideal choice for party starters or to satisfy your premature cravings in between. All you have to do is cut the naans into small pieces, bake them, add your favorite condiments, and voila, done! Read the recipe here.


5. Naan tacos

Do you fancy tacos? Here’s how you can do it with leftover naans. First warm up some naans, fill them with vegetables or chicken along with sauces and spices, fold and reheat! Yes, that’s where you get your delicious tacos ready! Can anything be easier than that? We don’t suspect anything!


So next time, try using leftover naans with these simple recipes and let us know how they turned out in the comments section below. Bon Appetit!


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