Butter Naan, Without Tandoor, Tava Naan Made At Home Easily

Butter Naan, Without Tandoor, Tava Naan Made At Home Easily

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Naan is the most well-known Indian bread and is fast gaining popularity the world over. The naan is leavened bread prepared in the traditional tandoor.

However for those of us who do not have tandoors in our kitchens, here is a great way of preparing the naan using a non-stick tava. Serve them hot with any Subzis or Dals of your choice.

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Butter Naan, Without Tandoor, Tava Naan Made At Home Easily recipe - How to make Butter Naan, Without Tandoor, Tava Naan Made At Home Easily

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 10 naans
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1 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 tsp dry yeast
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp fresh curds (dahi)
1 tbsp melted ghee
salt to taste
5 tsp black sesame seeds (kala til)
plain flour (maida) for rolling
butter for brushing
  1. Combine the yeast, sugar and 5 tbsp of lukewarm water in a bowl and cover and keep aside for 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Combine the plain flour, yeast-sugar mixture, curds, melted ghee and salt and in a bowl and knead into a soft dough, using enough lukewarm water until it is smooth.
  3. Cover the dough with a lid or wet muslin cloth and allow it prove till it increases in volume slightly (approx. 30 minutes).
  4. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
  5. Press a portion of the dough flat on a rolling board and sprinkle ½ tsp of black sesame seeds over it. Roll out into an oblong of 125 mm. (5") using a little plain flour.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and place the naan over it with the sesame seeds side facing downwards.
  7. Cook it on one side till it puffs slightly and then turn over.
  8. Cook it on the other side till it puffs a little and then roast it on an open flame till it turns golden brown from both the sides.
  9. Repeat the steps 5 to 8 to make 9 more naans.
  10. Brush each naan with a little butter and serve immediately.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per naan
Energy95 cal
Protein1.5 g
Carbohydrates8.7 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat6 g
Cholesterol12.7 mg
Sodium42.7 mg

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Butter Naan, Without Tandoor, Tava Naan Made At Home Easily
 on 04 Dec 17 05:51 PM

hello mam , your raceepi is always tasty nd perfect. can we use whole wheat aata instead of maida
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Kavita, yes you can use whole wheat flour instead of maida.. Do try and give your feedback..
05 Dec 17 10:58 AM
Butter Naan, Without Tandoor, Tava Naan Made At Home Easily
 on 10 Oct 17 08:12 PM

Hii Mam very nice method Actually m jain so don''t use yeast so Pls suggest option. Thank u so much mam
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, You can try this below recipe... https://www.tarladalal.com/Butter-Naan-Without-Using-Yeast-Naan-Made-On-Stove-Top-Or-Tava-40940r
11 Oct 17 08:28 AM
 on 24 Apr 13 09:49 AM

I always wanted to make that perfect naan like you get in restaurants and then I came across this recipe and tried it, it turned out perfect in taste and texture...worth a try...