Tuesday 11 May 2010

Tawa Nan ~ Indian Leavened Bread!


Maida (All purpose flour)-200gm
Atta (Wheat flour)-50gm
Milk-1/2 cup
Egg-1,lightly beaten with a fork
Yeast-1/4 tsp
Sugar-2 tsp
Salt- to taste

  • Dissolve yeast and sugar in the lukewarm milk and keep aside to rise for 10 minutes.
  • Combine maida, atta and salt in a large bowl. Add butter and rub in using your fingertips.
  • Make a dent in the centre and pour dissolved yeast- milk mixture and lightly beaten egg in that dent. Mix well into a soft dough adding water or milk if necessary.
  • Cover with a damp cloth and set aside in a warm place until the dough had risen to twice its size.
  • Knead the dough again and make even sized balls and roll into an oval shape.
  • Cook both sides on a tawa/skillet on a medium flame.
  • Brush both sides of Nan with butter or ghee and serve hot.

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  1. Awesome tawa naan, looks truly inviting and prefect..

  2. There it is! :) All I have to do now is to try the naan and the smoked chicken which kept me drooling all this while! I better get a piece of coal from somewhere!!!

    Naan looks soft and nice! It rose well too!

  3. fabulous! it looks so soft and tempting!

  4. Wow, that looks awesome, I like that it can be made on the stove top, those 500 degree recipes in the oven for naan SCARE me =)

  5. They looks amazing. A must try :)

  6. The tawa naan looks good. Sometimes, its better to use the stove top than that oven to make these breads.

  7. Perfect nans, swapna! :)
    I too have tried making them..once..but without egg.It was fine too..:)

  8. Lovely nan!! I too use tawa for nan!!

  9. Wow..Swapna, the Naan sure looks perfect! Thks for sharing!

  10. Perfect Naans Swapna..love the way they've puffed up:)


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