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Naan

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Ingredients
  Strong plain flour/Refined flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried yeast 2 Teaspoon
  Lukewarm water 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Curd/Natural yoghurt 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Dusting)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a small sized bowl, combine yeast, sugar and lukewarm water. Mix well and keep at a warm place for around 10 minutes or till mixture turns frothy.
2. In a medium sized bowl, combine flour and salt and sieve.
3. Add ferment mixture and yoghurt to make soft dough. Knead well.
4. Grease a bowl with oil. Place kneaded dough and cling wrap. Keep aside to rise for around 45 minutes to 1 hour.
5. Once raised, divide dough into 3 even portions.
6. Shape each portion into a small oval.
7. Stretch oval by shifting it from right hand to left hand and shape into 7 inch x 4 inch oval.
8. Follow same procedure for remaining 2 portions and place on dusted working
9. On a flat griddle, melt butter or ghee.
10. Once really hot, place oval and cook for few minutes on each side, using ghee or butter. You may cover and cook for few extra seconds too, apart from normal cooking time.
11. Once pale golden brown in colour on both sides, remove and keep aside.
12. Follow same procedure for remaining ovals.

SERVING
13. In a doily/ napkin lined bread basket, place these naans along with other Indian breads and serve as an accompaniment with dal, curry, subzi etc.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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