Naan Bread

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  • Course: Side dish

Can be made with these products:

BM900 Program 8

Method

  1. Remove the bread pan from the machine and fit the kneader.
  2. Pour the water, yoghurt, melted butter, ghee or oil into the bread pan. Then add the rest of the ingredients except for the yeast.
  3. Make a well in the centre of the flour, but not down as far as the liquid, and add the yeast.
  4. Insert and lock bread pan into the bread machine. select program 8 DOUGH from the menu. Press start.
  5. Just before the end of the cycle place 3 baking sheets in the oven and preheat the oven  to its highest setting. At the end of the cycle, turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Gently knock back the dough and divide into 3 equal pieces and shape into balls.
  6. Roll out into oval shapes about 25 cm (10 in) long and 13 cm (5 in) wide. Preheat the grill. Place the naan on the preheated baking sheets and bake for 4-5 minutes, until puffed up. Remove from the oven and place under the preheated grill, until browned slightly and puffed up.
  7. Brush with melted butter or ghee and serve warm.

Variation

Add 5ml (1tsp) each of ground coriander and cumin with the flour for a spicy naan. To make wholemeal naan substitute 50% of the white bread flour with wholemeal.

If wished, include a crushed garlic clove and/or a little freshly ground black pepper for a savoury twist. Black pepper can also be used as a final dusting after brushing with melted butter or ghee.

Tip
tsp = 5ml teaspoon
tbsp = 15ml tablespoon

  Makes 6 Makes 3
Water 180ml 90ml
Natural yoghurt 6tbsp 3tbsp
Melted butter, ghee or olive oil 2tbsp 1tbsp
Unbleached white bread flour 450g 225g
Salt 1 1/2tsp 1tsp
sugar 2tsp 1tsp
Butter 25g 25g
Easy blend dried yeast 1 1/2tsp 1tsp
Melted butter or ghee, for brushing 6tbsp 3tbsp

Ingredients

Makes 6 / Makes 3
Water 180ml 90ml
Natural yoghurt 6tbsp 3tbsp
Melted butter, ghee or olive oil 2tbsp 1tbsp
Unbleached white bread flour 450g 225g
Salt 1 1/2tsp 1tsp
sugar 2tsp 1tsp
Butter 25g 25g
Easy blend dried yeast 1 1/2tsp 1tsp
Melted butter or ghee, for brushing 6tbsp 3tbsp

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