Naan is one of the most known indian bread which you will find it in any restuarant. Tradiitionally the naan’s are made in a tandoor, but as most of the houses wont have a tandoor at home, u can prepare it very easily on a griddle or even a oven as well. The naan which i prepare doesn’t contain yeast , they come out very nice soft and fluffy. Even wiki has a page for Naan and according to it it is a famous bread not only found in India but even in pakistan and other persian countries as well.
Maida 2 cups
Cooking Soda 1 tsp
Baking powder 1 tsp
Milk 1/4 cup
Curds 1/4 cup
Sugar 1 tbsp
Salt as per taste
Oil 2 tbsp
water to knead
Topping can be a mix of kalonji,til or even kasuri methi
Butter to brush
In a bowl mix all the ingredients from maida till salt and give a mix. Add water as required and prepare a smooth pilable dough.
Add oil and knead the dough nicely for some mins.
Cover with a lid and let it rest for a minimum of 2 hrs.
Make big lemon sized balls from the dough and roll into a oval shape by dusting with some flour..
Lightly brush with water and spread til or kalonji
Heat a thick griddle and place the topping side down, when you see small bubbles appearing turn it over and cook lightly.
With a spatula place the naan on a open flame and cook on both sides.
Spread butter and serve hot.