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The Great Indian Naan - Recipe

How to make the softest and tastiest Naan with this easy recipe, without Yeast.
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Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4


  • 3 cups self-raising flour or maida
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup curds / Yogurt fresh
  • 1 pinch salt to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking soda soda - bicarb
  • 1 tablespoon warm milk for kneading oil or water can also be used

How to make:

  • Sieve together dry ingredients into a large rimmed plate.
  • Add butter curds, oil and crumble with fingers.
  • Add milk a little at a time, till a soft pliable dough is formed.
  • Cover with wet muslin cloth. Cover with another plate and keep aside for 5 - 6 hours.
  • Knead dough lightly. Break of piece, the size of a medium potato and roll into a thick triangle, using dry dough if required.
  • Place on a pre-warmed griddle (tawa).
  • Apply water on the top part with hands Invert naan and stick to griddle.
  • Invert griddle and roast over the gas flame directly.
  • Wait till the Naan puffs up
  • Remove from flame and serve hot with a big dollop of butter on top
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Photo credits: David Pursehouse Su Lin  
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