Naan is a traditional Indian bread that is typically served with a variety of Indian dishes such as curries, kebabs, and tandoori chicken. It is made with flour, water, and yeast and is traditionally cooked in a tandoor, a cylindrical clay oven. However, this recipe is designed to make naan in a skillet or griddle on the stovetop, making it easy for you to enjoy this delicious bread at home. With this recipe, you can make soft and fluffy naan that is perfect for soaking up flavorful sauces and spices. Let’s See it’s recipe:
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup plain yogurt
- 3/4 cup warm milk
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- Butter, for brushing
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix well.
- Add the yogurt, warm milk, vegetable oil, and egg. Mix until a soft and sticky dough forms.
- Knead the dough on a floured surface for 5-10 minutes until it becomes smooth and elastic.
- Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover with a damp towel. Let it rest in a warm place for 1-2 hours, or until it doubles in size.
- Preheat a skillet or griddle over medium-high heat.
- Divide the dough into 6-8 equal pieces and roll each piece into a circle or oval shape, about 1/4 inch thick.
- Place the naan on the hot skillet or griddle and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side, until golden brown and puffy.
- Brush with butter while still hot and serve immediately.
Enjoy your freshly made naan with your favorite Indian dishes!