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5 from 3 votes

Naan tandoori 'pizza'

The kick of homemade tandoori paste combined with the mellowness of the paneer makes for a stunning and quick snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Pizza
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: tandoori pizza, tandoori snack
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 305kcal
Author: Emily Leary


For the tandoori paste

  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1   inch ginger minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 3 tbsp plain yogurt
  • 2 medium naan breads

To top

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 75 g paneer cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 50 g peas
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
  • 10 g coriander roughly chopped


To make the sauce

  • Preheat the oven to 200C/390F (180C/355F fan). In a small bowl, mix the yogurt, garlic, ginger, salt, pepper, chilli powder, garam masala, cumin and ¼ tsp paprika.
  • Put the naan bread on a baking tray and spread with the tandoori paste.
  • Sprinkle over the remaining paprika.To make the topping
  • Warm the oil in a pan over a medium heat and fry the paneer with the turmeric for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the frozen peas and fry for a further 1-2 minutes until cooked through.
  • Sprinkle the paneer mix evenly over the naan. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Bake in the oven for 12 minutes until the edges of the paneer become golden.
  • Sprinkle with the fresh coriander. Cut into slices and enjoy!



Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 747mg | Potassium: 180mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 639IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 182mg | Iron: 2mg