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Special Naan Recipe

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On :
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow-Fried Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 3 cups - self raising flour (maida)
  • 1/2 cup - curds
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 2 tbsp - Butter
  • 1/2 tsp - baking soda
  • Warm Milk for kneading
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Special Naan:

    1. Sieve together dry ingredients in a large rimmed plate.
    2. Add butter, curds, oil and crumble with fingers.
    3. When dough is like coarse crumbs, add milk a little at a time till a soft pliable dough is formed.
    4. Cover with wet muslin cloth.
    5. Cover with another plate and keep aside for 5 - 6 hours.
    6. Knead dough lightly. Break off a piece, the size of a medium potato.
    7. Roll into a thick triangle, using dry dough if required.
    8. Place on a pre-heated griddle (tawa).
    9. Apply water on the top part with hands
    10. Invert naan and stick to griddle.
    11. Invert griddle and roast directly over the gas flame.
    12. Repeat with rest of dough.
    13. Serve hot with a blob of butter on it.


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