Low-Carb & Keto Naan Bread

by KetoDietApp.com

Step 1Start by mixing all the dry ingredients: coconut flour, flax meal, psyllium powder, baking powder and salt. Set the bowl aside.

Step 2In another bowl, mix 1/2 cup (120 ml) of hand hot water (about 40 °C/ 105 °F) with 2 teaspoons of yacon syrup or sugar. (Don't panic, no sugar will be left after the fermentation of yeast!) Make sure the sweetener is dissolved before adding the dried active yeast.

Step 3Sprinkle the dried active yeast on top, stir and set aside for 10 to 15 minutes until foamy and frothy. This is when the yeast becomes activated.

Step 4Add 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of melted ghee, egg, apple cider vinegar and the remaining 1 cup (240 ml) of water.

Step 5Using a hand mixer or a stand mixer, process until well combined. Gradually add the dry mixture until all of it is combined with the wet mixture.

Step 6Set aside and keep in a warm place for 25 to 30 minutes. You can place it in a sunny spot or in the oven with the light on. (If you do that, do not turn the oven on, only use the light.)

Step 7Preheat the oven to 175 °C/ 350 °F (fan assisted), or 195 °C/ 380 °F (conventional). When the dough is ready (it will increase in size), use a sharp knife and divide it into 8 parts. Use a rolling pin or simply flatted with your hands until just about 1/2 cm (1/4 inch) thick. I like my OXO rolling bag because it also works for these keto tortillas! Note: A better way to cut the dough into equal pieces is to make a large bun and then make 4 cuts across to make 8 identical pieces.

Step 8Place the dough on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper (I could fit 4 naan breads at a time). Brush with the remaining 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of ghee and sprinkle with sesame and/or nigella seeds. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

Step 9Remove from the oven and set on a cooling rack. Just before serving, sprinkle with chopped cilantro.

Step 10Keto naan bread tastes best fresh but can be stored at room temperature in a container loosely covered with a lid for up to 3 days. For longer storage, place in the freezer for up to 3 months.