Naan Bread


210 ml warm water
30 g dried yeast
455 g white flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
6 tbsp yogurt
2 tbsp melted butter or ghee
oil to coat

Dissolve sugar in the warm water and sprinkle yeast on it. Leave for 15 minutes. Make sure it froths. Sift flour and salt into bowl and mix.

Make a depression in the flour and pour in yogurt, ghee (or butter) and the yeast mixture. Mix well and knead into a dough for about 10 minutes, form a ball shape. Place it in a greased bowl and turn greased side up. Cover and let rest in warm place for about 2-3 hours (till double size).

Knead the ball down again and divide the dough in 6 parts. Flatten each part on lightly floured surface, rolling it into a triangular shape about 0.5 cm thick. Brush with butter or oil and sprinkle with garlic. Place on a greased tray and bake for 10 -15 minutes at 450°F (230°C). Finish under grill if necessary.

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