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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Tandoor Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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How to Make Taftan

  • Warm milk in a cup. Sprinkle sugar and yeast over it.
  • Keep aside for 10 minutes or till frothy.
  • Sieve together flour and salt. Make a space in centre of flour.
  • Pour curd, ghee, milk mixture into that space.
  • Mix in dough, knead well till it becomes elastic.
  • Add more milk if required.
  • Grease a large bowl, place dough in it.
  • Cover, keep aside for 7 hours or till dough has almost doubled.
  • Knead again, divide in 6 parts, make balls, cover.
  • Keep aside for 20 minutes.
  • Take one by one, press between palms and pat into a thick round.
  • Keep edges slightly thicker.
  • Pull a corner to get a drop shape.
  • Brush with ghee, sprinkle khuskhus seeds.
  • Bake either in a preheated oven or tandoor till done.
  • Small golden spots must appear on the roti.
  • Serve hot with vegetables, dals, etc.
  • Variation: Use nigella seeds (kalonji), or saunf (aniseed) for varied flavours.