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Naan (Indian Bread)

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Breads
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

4 cups 250g / 8.8ozWhite flour
1 teaspoon 5mlBaking soda
1 teaspoon 5mlBaking powder
1 cup 237mlMilk
6 tablespoons 90mlYogurt
1 tablespoon 15mlOil
1   Egg - beaten
  Salt - to taste
3 tablespoons 45mlGhee or butter - melted
1 tablespoon 15mlBlack sesame seeds - (nigella seeds)

Recipe Instructions

Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together in a bowl.

Stir in egg, yogurt and 2 tablespoons of the butter. Gradually stir in enough milk to make a soft dough. Cover with a damp cloth and place in a warm place for 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 400F.

Knead dough on a floured surface for 2 or 3 minutes until smooth.

Divide into 8 pieces Roll each piece into a ball then into ovals about 6 inches long.

Grease a baking sheet and brush the underside of the bread with water. Brush the other side with butter and sprinkle with sesame or nigella seeds.

Bake 6 to 10 minutes until puffy and light golden brown.

Southern Delights by Parwathy Akhileswaran


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