Naan (Indian Flat Bread) Recipe

* If desired, you can use cornmeal or sesame or poppy seeds on the bread.

Step 1

Combine 1 cup flour, yeast, and salt in a mixing bowl. Stir in water, buttermilk, egg, oil and honey. Beat until smooth with an electric mixer. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft, sticky dough. Turn onto a floured surface, continue to work in flour until dough is stiff enough to knead. Knead until smooth and elastic, but still soft (3 to 5 minutes). Place in an oiled bowl; turning once to coat top of dough. Cover; let rise until double in bulk (about 45 minutes). Punch dough down. Shape into 16 equal balls. Let rest 5 minutes. Roll out each ball to a 1/4-inch thick round. If desired, brush with melted butter and sprinkle with garnishes. Set on baking sheets. Bake at 450 degrees F. for 5 to 8 minutes.

NOTE: There is no second rising in this recipe so that you get flat loaves.

Submitted By FEMINA@DELPHI.COM On MON, 20 FEB 1995 164024 GMT

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Flour
  • 1pk Yeast, dry
  • 2ts Salt
  • 1c ;Water, hot
  • 1c Buttermilk; or yogurt
  • 1 Egg; (room temp)
  • 2tb Oil
  • 1tb Honey; or sugar
  • 2 1/2c Flour
  • Butter; melted (opt)
  • ;garnishes *

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