OK, now that we have that wonderful Chicken Tikka Masala recipe to hold on to & love tonight, we need a little Indian bread to go along with it. This delicious Naan recipe is just the thing to accompany your masala this evening. It’s easy & fast, just the way you like it. Enjoy.
- 4 cups white flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 egg
- 4 tablespoons oil
- 1 teaspoon ajma (Nigella Seeds)
Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together into a bowl and make a well in the middle.
Mix the milk, sugar, egg and 2 tablespoons of the oil in a bowl.
Pour ths into the center of the flour and knead.
Adding more water if necessary to form a soft dough.
Add the remaining oil, knead again, then cover with a damp cloth and aloow the dough to stand for 15 minutes.
Knead the dough again, cover and leave for 2-3 hours. About half an hour before the naan are required, turn on the oven to the maximum heat.
Divide the dough into 8 balls and let them rest for 3-5 minutes.
Sprinkle a baking sheet with the ajamian and put in the the oven to heat up while the dough is resting.
Shape each ball of dough with the palms to make an oval shape.
Go ahead & preheat your oven to 350 F or 175 C.
Bake the naan until puffed up and golden brown.