Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Instant naan

A special bread, courtesy of Persians. Naan is enjoyed with rich curry dishes !!!! 

This preparation will make 6 to 8 naans 

2 cups all purpose flour(maida)
2 tablespoon curd
1 sachet fruit salt (Eno)
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon white sesame seeds(til)
1 teaspoon onion seeds(kalaunji)
butter for  garnishing


In a bowl mix maida , salt, sugar and curd. Mix eno in water and immediately mix it in the dry mixture. Knead the flour into fine dough. Keep it aside (covered)for 15 minutes and knead it again when starting to roll the naan. Make 8 balls out of this dough, with the help of a rolling pin, roll each dough and shape it into an oval shape. Sprinkle some til and kalaunji on one side. Heat the tawa on high flame.Apply little water on the side where the seeds are not sprinkled. Place the water applied side on the hot tawa and when  some bubbles appear turn the tawa upside down and let the naan cook .
When the surface of the naan turns a little brown ,the naan flips from the tawa, Then use tongs and cook it from the other side too.

Naan is ready. Apply a little butter before serving the naan.
enjoy it with daal makhni or any paneer curries.

Optional notes:
This is an instant naan. One can enhance its flavor by adding few coriander or kasuri methi leaves with til.This recipe is meant for preparing naan on tawa. For electric ovens, cover the oven tray with aluminium foil and then place the naan on it for cooking.


  1. Yeah, they taste best with Dal Makhani - all time favourite... Should be next in Blog then! Waiting!!

  2. sure dear i will put it in blog very soon!!thanks for sharing u r views

  3. I had tried naan using baking soda but the taste was bitter.
    Was that because soda added was more?