Butter Naan Without Using Yeast, Naan Made On Stove Top Or Tava
by Tarla Dalal
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Surprise your family by preparing these delicious naans right at home using everyday ingredients. You don’t even need yeast, and these Butter Naans can be cooked easily in a tava. Common ingredients like curds, baking soda, baking powder and butter help to produce the characteristic texture of the naan, while a sprinkling of black til boosts its aroma.
However, if you don’t wish to include til, you can just omit that step. Enjoy these Butter Naans made without using yeast, with a spicy gravy-based accompaniment like subzis and curries or dal .
- Combine the plain flour, curds, baking soda, baking powder, butter and salt in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a semi-stiff dough using enough water cover the dough with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside for 1 hour.
- Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
- 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 150 mm. (6") using a little plain flour for rolling.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and place the naan over it with the sesame seeds side facing downwards.
- Cook it on one side till it puffs slightly and then turn over.
- 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.
- Repeat the steps 4 to 6 to make 7 more naans.
- Brush each naan with a little butter and serve immediately.
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