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Buttered Naan

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  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh yeast 1 Teaspoon
  Warm water 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Plain flour 8 Ounce (250 Gram)
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Poppy seeds 1 Teaspoon

Dissolve the sugar and yeast in a cup with the warm water, then set aside for 10 minutes or until the mixture is frothy.
Place the flour in a large mixing bowl, make a well in the centre, add ghee, salt and yeast mixture.
Mix well with your fingers, adding more water if required.
Knead on a floured surface for about 5 minutes or until smooth.
Place the dough back in the bowl, cover and leave to rise in a warm place for 1 1/2 hours or until doubled in size.
Turn on to a floured surface and knead for a further 2 minutes.
Break off small balls and pat into tear shape in diameter and 1 cm (1/2 inch) thick.
Place on a greased sheet of foil and place under a very hot grill for 7-10 minutes, turning twice to brush with butter and sprinkle with poppy seeds.
Serve immediately or wrap in foil until required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 709 Calories from Fat 290

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.9%

Saturated Fat 19.7 g98.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 81.1 mg27%

Sodium 976.5 mg40.7%

Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.6%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 8 g15.3%

Vitamin A 14.2% Vitamin C 0.05%

Calcium 5.7% Iron 4.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Buttered Naan Recipe