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Naan - Indian Flatbread

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Make your own exotic Indian Flatbread!
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 Medium
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Teaspoon

1.Preheat oven to 200 degrees Farenheit.

2. In a stainless steel bowl, empty the flour.
3. Add the baking powder and salt to the flour. Mix everything well.
4. Make a well in the center of the flour.
5. In a smaller bowl, crack open an egg and whisk it.
6. Pour in the whisked egg and yogurt in the well made in the center of the bowl of flour.
7. Pour in the oil too in the well along with the recommended amount of water.
8. Start folding in the flour slowly in the poured wet ingredients. Gradually work into a ball.
9. Dust the counter surface with some dry flour.
10. Place the ball of dough on it and knead into dough for 5 minutes slowly and steadily. If the dough is too dry you can sprinkle in some hot water or if it is too wet then you can add some dry flour.
11. Once kneaded, form the smooth dough into a ball. Cover with a towel and let it rest for 1 hour on the counter.
12. Dust the counter surface again with flour and place the dough on it and cut it into 6 equal pieces.
13. Roll each dough into a ball and then roll out into a thin circular disc with the help of a rolling pin.
14. Heat a frying pan to medium hot.
15. Dab some butter on the surface.
16. Place each naan on the heated frying pan and cook for about 6 minutes until the bread gets brown spots on either sides.
17. Place the cooked bread on a plate and cover with foil.
18. Place it in the oven to keep warm.

19. Take them out from the oven and pair up with a spicy Indian curry and serve it .

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Cook Time: 
6 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 298 Calories from Fat 51

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.9%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g12.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 56.6 mg18.9%

Sodium 625.9 mg26.1%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g16.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 10 g19.6%

Vitamin A 2.8% Vitamin C 0.47%

Calcium 17.6% Iron 18.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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