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Friday, April 1, 2011


All purpose flour - 1 & 1/2 cups
Whole wheat flour - 1/2 cup
Salt - to taste
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Active dry yeast - 1 tsp
Yoghurt - 1/4 cup
Oil/ghee/butter - 1 tbsp + 1 tsp

Warm 2 tbsp water to luke warm temp or microwave for 5 secs.
Sprinkle yeast and sugar to the water and set aside for 10 mins until foamy.
Combine 1/4 cup of water,yoghurt, oil/ghee/butter , salt in a bowl and stir in the yeast.
Slowly add the flours to form a heavy stiff dough and knead, adding few tsp more of flour if needed until smooth.
Put the dough in lightly oil coated bowl and cover and put in warm place until doubled in bulk for 1 hour.
Punch down the dough and let it rise for another hour.
Preheat the oven to 500 deg F or highest temp in your oven.
Place the dough on a lightly floured counter or plate and divide into 8-9 balls.
Roll into circles or oblong shapes and place on baking sheets.
Place the baking sheet in oven and bake for 3-5 mins until browned on top.
When naans are done lightly brush with butter and serve hot with dish of your choice.

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