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    Muslim Naan

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    1. 1
      Mix yeast with sugar and warm milk or water.
    2. 2
      Leave for 20 minutes.
    3. 3
      Sift flour and salt together in a large bowl.
    4. 4
      Make a well in the centre and put yoghurt, 2 tbsps oil or butter with the yeast mixture.
    5. 5
      Knead well and leave aside for 3-4 hours in a warm place until it doubles in size.
    6. 6
      Punch down the dough and knead well again.
    7. 7
      Leave it till it doubles in size.
    8. 8
      Divide the dough into 6 portions.
    9. 9
      Roll out into a round disc of 6" diameter.
    10. 10
      Leave it aside so that it can double in size.
    11. 11
      Brush the top with remaining oil.
    12. 12
      Place them in a baking tray.
    13. 13
      Bake in a pre-heated oven (450 degrees Fahrenhit) for 5-6 minutes until the top turns brown in colour.
    14. 14
      Again, brush oil lightly over the sloping dark brown tops.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 23, 2003


      This recipe was a huge hit in this household. I found that the doubling time only took 45 minutes but I live in the tropics and my kitchen is a constant 30 deg C. I used olive oil and water and found the recipe worked perfectly. I didn't roll the dough - I pushed it out with my fingers making it look a lot more rustic.

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    • on January 20, 2008


      I love this simple recipe! However, I was rather lazy and did not sift the flour and salt together, and just threw everything into my KitchenAid with the dough hook. (They were a little bit tough, and I place the blame for that on my lazy habits.) This is the first time I have made my own naan, and I'm happy to say that even though they were a bit chewy, I will be making them again (and sifting the flour and salt together as recommended.) Thank you for this recipe Charishma!

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    • on June 24, 2005


      I am in love. Great recipe!! I was worried that one cup of liquid would not be enough, but it turned out. I slapped mine on a baking stone in my oven that I had heated for one and a half hours at 500 degrees fahrenhit. They came out perfect. It went great with the tandoori chicken I made for my husbands birthday dinner. He said it was the best naan he has ever had.

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    Nutritional Facts for Muslim Naan

    Serving Size: 1 (138 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 399.5
    Calories from Fat 84
    Total Fat 9.3 g
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    Cholesterol 6.3 mg
    Sodium 412.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 66.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    Sugars 1.1 g
    Protein 10.6 g

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