Grilled Naan Pizza with Chutney and Corn

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Do you love the ease of super quick grilled food in the summer? I definitely do! And as summer starts winding down, I take every opportunity to enjoy the outdoor grill and the summer bounty.

That is how the Grilled Naan Pizza came about. This is an easy, no fuss, meal that is simply scrumptious! The corn topping is a combination of Indian and Mexican flavors. The addition of the fresh summer tomatoes, cilantro and red onion gives this pizza a definite oomph!

I started by preparing the corn topping. You can use fresh corn on the cob, grill it and remove the kernels or use frozen defrosted corn and roast them in a teaspoon of oil, in a pan. Then add the cumin seed powder, red chili powder, sea salt, brown sugar and lime juice. Mix.

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Grilled or roasted corn kernels with spices

Add the soft cheese wedge. I used Sonoma Jack’s peppercorn parmesan this time. The corn topping then looks like this-

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Corn, spices and cheese, ready for the pizza!

I used frozen garlic naan and grilled it for about a minute on each side. I used Deep brand this time-

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Garlic Naan grilled for about a minute on each side

Then added the green chutney. I used store bought chutney but many a times will use a green chutney that I have previously made and refrigerated.

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I added a teaspoon of spicy green chutney to each naan

Top with cheese, corn mixture, diced tomatoes, red onion and cilantro leaves.

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Top with the shredded 5 cheese blend and the toppings!

Grill on low, with the lid covered, one to two minutes, until the cheese is all melty and gooey and the tomatoes and onions have that freshly grilled taste that perk up their flavors!

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Naan Pizza ready with ooey gooey cheese and veggies with that freshly grilled taste!

Grilled Naan Pizza with Chutney and Corn

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 1 cup corn kernels, freshly grilled and removed or frozen corn kernels defrosted and roasted in 1 teaspoon oil.
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon cumin seed powder
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder or to taste
  • Sea salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon brown sugar
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • 1 (0.67 oz/19g) wedge of soft parmesan peppercorn cheese
  • 2 frozen garlic naan
  • 2 teaspoons green chili chutney
  • ¼ cup shredded Italian 5 cheese blend (combination of mozzarella, parmesan, provolone, Romano and asiago)
  • 1 small plum tomato, diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • A handful of cilantro leaves, chopped

To make the pizza-

  1. For the corn topping- To the grilled or pan roasted corn kernels, add the cumin seed powder, chili powder, sea salt, brown sugar and lime juice. Stir and mix in the soft wedge of parmesan peppercorn cheese. Set aside.
  2. Grill the garlic naan on a preheated grill for about 1 minute on each side.
  3. To with a teaspoon each of the green chutney and spread it on the naan.
  4. Top with the shredded Italian cheese, corn mixture, diced tomatoes and onions and the chopped cilantro leaves.
  5. Grill, covered on low for about a minute or until the cheese melts.
  6. Remove from the grill and cut in half. Serve.

Quick and easy weeknight meal is ready! Enjoy!




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    1. Let me know how you like it Anjali! I have a feeling you will like it. The addition of onion and coriander leaves on top gave me the satisfaction of eating chaat too:)


  1. Yumm Sandhya, these grilled naans look awesome – I like the addition of the chutney as a base sauce before you put on all those other goodies. Tell me though, did that naan bread come with all those nice bits of coriander or whatever green is on there (your first picture)? A friend just delivered some nice fresh corn, so perhaps I should make these for a quick supper.

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    1. Loretta, sorry for the delay in replying. Yes the frozen garlic naan came with bits of garlic and coriander on top. The chutney gives the pizza a nice kick .It is a quick and easy supper for sure! Thanks, as always, for your sweet comments.


  2. Sandhya, we love Indian Naan bread and Indian food in general. This is a great variation on the traditional pizza that I will be trying. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  3. I just tried the corn, fresh tomatoes and onions at my brother’s house on pizza. Next time, we need to use your link to green chili chutney. We did add cumin. We used garlic and purple onions, Sandhya. I like that the cell phone has your recipes at a few times of researching your collection. 🙂

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    1. Thank you so much Robin! I am so glad you tried the pizza with corn, fresh tomatoes, onions and cumin. Isn’t it cell phones are great, aren’t they? You made my day, Robin!


  4. I love all of the veggies, Sandhya. I hope the grill at my brother’s may get “fired up” sometime soon. ♡ This kind of pizza would be right up their alley. 🙂 There was a warm Thanksgiving, a couple of years ago, where we walked around the zoo. 🙂

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    1. Wow! Warm Thanksgivings are rare in New England, as you know. But this year the weather has been warm so far.Walking around the zoo is so relaxing!
      Yes this pizza can be put together quickly and tastes awesome when grilled.

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      1. This year was when my grandson was 3, so 3 years ago. We put turkey in oven, started casseroles and they would be able to re-warm, then since Thanksgiving is Free day st Cleveland Zoo, we went all adults and one child, at the time.
        Sandhya, we like cornbread stuffing, real cranberries in a sugar and vanilla syrup, green beans sauteed with almonds or onions, mashed potatoes and gravy.
        What is your ♡ dinner going to include? Will you post it soon? 🙂

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      2. What a fun tradition to go to the zoo while the turkey cooks! I am drooling reading about your menu.
        We have been getting together with our friends for many years at our friend’s house. She is an amazing cook and has a menu with cranberry and dill bread, turkey, stuffing, yams, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, pumpkin and pecan pies. We all pitch in. My contribution is the salad, mashed potatoes and the apple crisp for dessert. One year everyone especially loved the salad with pear, beets, Gorgonzola and walnuts, so that has become the ‘official’ salad for TG:)


  5. Reblogged this on Indfused and commented:

    A quick and easy meal during the busy holiday time that is loved by the entire family too! How often does that happen?
    In wintertime, I bake the naan on a pizza stone in a 400 degree Fahrenheit oven following about the same timing for baking as I do on the barbeque grill in the summer.
    Enjoy the ease of a quick and delicious meal!
    Wishing you all Happy Holidays!


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