The Naan Bread Recipe is a familiar Indian flat bread is traditionally cooked in a tandoor oven, but this recipe uses a conventional oven.
2 3⁄4 cups bread flour, plus extra for
2 tsp dried yeast
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
2 tsp black onion seeds
1⁄2 cup full-fat plain yogurt
4 tbsp ghee, or butter, melted
1 Heat the ghee or butter in a small saucepan until melted. Set aside.
2 In a large bowl, mix together the flour, yeast, sugar, salt, and onion seeds.
3 Make a well. Add 3⁄4 cup lukewarm water, the yogurt, and the melted ghee.
4 Draw in the flour and mix gently with a wooden spoon to combine.
5 Keep mixing for 5 minutes, until it forms a rough dough.
6 Cover and keep warm until doubled, about 1 hour. Preheat the oven to 475°F (240°C).
7 Place 2 baking sheets in the oven. Knock back the dough.
8 Knead the dough on a floured surface until smooth. Divide into 4 equal pieces.
9 Roll each piece into an oval shape about 10in (24cm) long.
10 Transfer the bread to preheated sheets and bake for 6−7 minutes, until well puffed.
11 Preheat the broiler to its hottest setting. Transfer the breads to the broiler pan.
12 Cook the naans for 30–40 seconds on each side, or until they brown and blister.
13 When broiling, be sure not to put the breads too close to the heat, to prevent burning. Transfer to a wire rack and serve warm. ALSO TRY... Garlic and Cilantro Naan Add 2 crushed garlic cloves and 4 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro in step 2.
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