Buttermilk Naan Bread
Buttermilk Naan Bread recipe
yeast, active dry
ghee (clarified butter)
- If desired, you can use cornmeal or sesame or poppy seeds on the bread.
Combine 1 cup flour, yeast, and salt in a mixing bowl.
Stir in water, buttermilk, egg, oil and honey.
Beat until smooth with an electric mixer.
Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft, sticky dough.
Turn onto a floured surface, continue to work in flour until dough is stiff enough to knead.
Knead until smooth and elastic, but still soft (3 to 5 minutes).
Place in an oiled bowl; turning once to coat top of dough.
Cover; let rise until double in bulk (about 45 minutes).
Punch dough down.
Shape into 16 equal balls.
Let rest 5 minutes. Roll out each ball to a ¼ inch thick round. If desired, brush with melted butter and sprinkle with garnishes. Set on baking sheets. Bake at 450℉ (230℃). for 5 to 8 minutes. NOTE: There is no second rising in this recipe so that you get flat loaves.