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Naan

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 6 tablespoons plain yogurt (room temperature)
  • 3 tablespoons butter or ghee, melted
  • About 1 cup lukewarm milk
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds

Instructions

  1. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together in a bowl.
  2. Stir in the beaten egg, yogurt and 2 tablespoons of the butter or ghee.
  3. Gradually stir in enough milk to make a soft dough. Knead well. Cover with a damp cloth and place in a warm place for 2 hours.
  4. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  5. Knead dough on a floured surface for 2 or 3 minutes until smooth. Divide into 8 pieces.
  6. Roll each piece into a ball then into ovals about 6 to 8 inches long.
  7. Grease a baking sheet with oil.
  8. Brush both the sides of the rolled out Naan with oil. Sprinkle one side with poppy seeds. Place it ( poppy seed side up) on the baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 6 to 10 minutes until puffy and lightly golden brown. The bread puffs slightly, lightly browns on the sides.
  10. Serve while hot.