Naan bread is a versatile flatbread that can be used in many ways, and one of the easiest and most delicious ways to use it is by making naan pizza. If you've ever wondered what to eat with naan bread, making pizza with naan is a great way to repurpose stale naan bread and create a quick and easy dinner or snack. With just a few toppings, you can transform a plain naan bread into a delicious pizza with unique flavors and textures. Here are 10+ easy naan pizza ideas with recipes that will have you enjoying this flatbread in a whole new way!
1. Chickpea Curry Naan Pizza
This naan pizza recipe is perfect for using up any leftover chickpea curry from dinner. Simply spread the curry over the naan bread, top it with cheese, and bake until golden and crispy. The combination of the warm, spicy chickpea curry with the melted cheese and crispy naan bread is a match made in heaven.
Try this pizza idea with my chickpea flatbread recipe below!
Chickpea Naan - Lower Carb Flatbread Made in the Food ProcessorSee Recipe
2. Curried Cauliflower
For this recipe, roast cauliflower with curry powder, cumin, and other spices until tender and fragrant. Then, top the naan bread with the cauliflower and cheese and bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly. The combination of the spicy, savory cauliflower with the cheesy naan bread is a flavor explosion.
Try this pizza idea with my cauliflower flatbread recipe below!
Easy Cauliflower Flatbread (Naan) Recipe - Vegan & Low CalorieSee Recipe
3. Cheesy Garlic
This naan pizza recipe is all about the garlic. Top the naan bread with garlic-infused olive oil, cheese, and red pepper flakes for a spicy kick. Bake until the cheese is melted and the crust is crispy. The garlic and red pepper flakes add a savory depth of flavor to this cheesy naan pizza.
Do you see the slight green specks on the naan above? That's because it's made of zucchini! Here's the recipe, below:
Healthy & Simple Zucchini Flatbread Made in the Food ProcessorSee Recipe
4. Palak Paneer Naan Pizza
Palak paneer is a classic Indian dish made with spinach and paneer cheese. For this naan pizza recipe, spread the spinach and paneer curry over the naan bread, top it with cheese, and bake until crispy. The combination of the creamy paneer cheese with the spinach curry and crispy naan bread is irresistible.
Try this pizza idea with my okra flatbread recipe below!
Quick & Easy Okra Flatbread Naan Made in the Food ProcessorSee Recipe
5. Butter Chicken Naan Pizza
Butter Chicken is a popular Indian dish made with chicken in a creamy spiced tomato sauce. For this naan pizza recipe, top the naan bread with a prepared butter chicken and cheese, and bake until golden. The combination of the spicy, tangy sauce with the cheesy naan bread is a crowd-pleaser.
Try this pizza idea with my sweet potato flatbread recipe:
Sweet Potato Naan (Vegan Indian Flatbread Recipe)See Recipe
6. Saffron Potatoes
Saffron is a spice that adds a unique flavor and color to any dish. For this naan pizza recipe, pan-fry potatoes with saffron and other spices, then top the naan bread with the potatoes and cheese. The combination of the fragrant saffron with the crispy potatoes and melted cheese is a delicious and comforting meal.
Try it with this potato & garlic naan recipe:
Homemade Potato & Garlic Naan (Easy Vegan Indian Flatbread Recipe)See Recipe
7. Lentil Curry Naan Pizza
Lentils are a great source of protein and fiber, making this naan pizza recipe both nutritious and delicious. Spread lentil curry (also called dal) over the naan bread, top it with cheese, and bake until crispy. The lentil curry adds a hearty and spicy flavor to the cheesy naan bread.
Try this pizza idea with my lentil naan recipe:
Lower Carb Lentil Flatbread Naan Made in the Food ProcessorSee Recipe
8. Breakfast Sausage Naan Pizza
This naan pizza recipe is perfect for a quick and easy family breakfast. Top the naan bread with a spiced tomato sauce (I sometimes use premade tikka marsala sometimes instead of pizza sauce), breakfast sausage, and a whole egg, then bake until the egg is cooked to your liking. The combination of the savory sausage, tangy tomato sauce, and runny egg yolk is a breakfast dream.
9. Cucumber Raita
This cold naan pizza is perfect for a hot summer day. Topped with creamy raita, fresh cucumbers, red onions, and crispy chickpeas, it's a refreshing and healthy option. For those who may not know, raita is a yogurt-based condiment that's often used in Indian cuisine to balance out spicy dishes.
Serve it with Greek Yogurt Naan Bread, recipe here:
Greek Yogurt Flatbread Naan (Tastes like Sourdough!)See Recipe
10. Sweet Ricotta and Honey Naan
This naan pizza is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth. The naan is topped with creamy ricotta cheese and baked until golden. Once it's out of the oven, it's drizzled with honey and topped with fresh fruits like strawberries, blueberries, or peaches. It's a simple yet delicious dessert that's sure to impress.
Recipe I used for the ricotta naan is below!
How to Make Homemade Ricotta Flatbread (Naan)See Recipe
More Naan Pizza Ideas Coming Soon!
- Samosa Naan Pizza: bring all the flavors of samosas to a naan pizza! To make, simply top naan with curried potatoes and cheese, and bake until the cheese has melted.
- Mango Chutney Naan Pizza: Another tasty idea is to use mango chutney as a topping on naan pizza for a sweet and tangy flavor. TO make, spread mango chutney over the naan, top with fresh vegetables such as bell peppers, onions, and spinach. You can finish with a sprinkle of cheese and bake until the crust is crispy and the cheese is melted. The sweetness of the mango chutney will complement the spiciness of the vegetables and adds a unique flavor to this pizza.
10+ Delicious Naan Pizza Ideas for When You're Wondering What to Eat with Naan Bread
- 1 CHICKPEA CURRY NAAN PIZZA
- 2 CURRIED CAULIFLOWER
- 3 CHEESY GARLIC
- 4 PALAK PANEER NAAN PIZZA
- 5 BUTTER CHICKEN NAAN PIZZA
- 6 SAFFRON POTATOES
- 7 LENTIL CURRY NAAN PIZZA
- 8 BREAKFAST SAUSAGE NAAN PIZZA
- 9 CUCUMBER RAITA
- 10 SWEET RICOTTA AND HONEY NAAN
- These naan topping ideas are easy to make and delicious to eat. You can mix and match your toppings to create your own unique naan pizza, so have fun and get creative!