Naan by Mou Samadder


All purpose flour (maida) -2 cup
Dry yeast1 tbsp
Sugar1 tbsp
Salt1 tsp
Water1/4cup, warm
Milk 1/4 cup
Baking soda 1/4 tsp
Butter or ghee 1 tbps


To Make Naan Dough

In a bowl take lukewarm water and mix dry yeast, sugar..Stir till dissolves the yeast & wait for 5 min , if it is active then add salt.
In another bowl take plain flour (maida) and add yogurt, 1/2 of milk and activated yeast water.
Mix well using spoon or hand and knead into dough. Add more milk while kneading if required.
Cover the naan dough with a moist kitchen towel and keep aside in a warm place to rest for 1 to 1.5 hour.
The dough will doubles as the yeast activates. Once ready divide the naan dough into roughly equal size dumplings.

To Make Naan On Tawa

Take each naan dumplings on a dusted board and roll into naan using rolling pin.
Alternatively you can make naan with hand stretching the dough in naan shape.
Turn on the gas and keep tawa to preheat.
Turn the naan to other side and apply water using hand.
Place the naan on hot tawa wet side down .Gently press using hand to stick in on tawa.
Cook for 1 min on high flame.
Turn the tawa upside down on gas flame .
Move the tawa carefully on flame to cook naan evenly.
Take the naan in a serving plate and smear some butter.
Cook remaining naan dumplings using above steps.
Serve naan hot with any curries you like... Enjoy !!!