Pressure Cooker Naan


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Now you can make naan in your pressure cooker. You don't need a tandoor.

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Makes 20 naans.
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500 gms plain flour (maida)
1 1/2 tsp sugar
20 gms fresh yeast or 2 teaspoons dry yeast
2 tbsp curds (dahi)
25 gms ghee or margarine or butter
1 tsp salt

  1. Sieve the flour very well.
  2. Mix the sugar and yeast in 1 teacup of warm water and stir until the yeast dissoves. Cover and wait for 5 to 7 minutes until the mixture is full of froth.
  3. Add this liquid along with the curds, ghee and salt to the flour and make a soft dough by adding some more warm water.
  4. Knead the dough for at least 6 to 7 minutes.
  5. Keep the dough under a wet cloth for 30 minutes.
  6. Knead again for 1 minute.
  7. Divide the dough into 20 small pieces and shape into naans.
  8. Grease a pressure cooker very lightly with oil. Remove the lid from the pressure cooker and heat it upside down.
  9. Take each naan, apply a little water on one side and stick the wet side around the inside of the pressure cooker till brown spots appear. You can apply 3 to 4 naans at a time inside the walls of a pressure cooker.
  10. Remove and apply butter.
  11. Serve hot.
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 on 10 Oct 12 09:29 AM

Works great in the pressure cooker and easy to do as most Indian houses have pressure cookers.
 on 02 Jan 11 07:34 PM

The first two naans got burnt a bit mainly at the edges, but once i got the hang of it, they turned out perfect!Thank you ma'm.