Naan without yeast

Naan is one of the most commonly eaten bread in Punjabi cuisine which is prepared in a tandoor. At home you can make naan in an oven,microwave or on a griddle (tava). It can be prepared using both maida & wheat flour. Following is the yeast-less recipe of making the traditional naan

1 cup Maida or Wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
2 tbsp warm oil

1/4th cup curd
pinch of Salt
chopped garlic for garlic naan

butter or ghee as required
water as required.
In a plate add the flour and make a well in the centre, to it add the add the warm oil, salt, baking soda & curd and make a soft dough by adding water as required. Make sure that the dough is soft and doesnt become too sticky

Keep the dough aside wrapping a cling film in the bowl & let it rest for 4 hrs in a warm place (microwave is a good option)
Knead the dough, make equal sized balls, add ghee to it and fold it twice then roll into elongated shaped naans. 
preheat the oven to 180 degrees, arrange the naan over the baking tray to be baked. brush the naan with butter or ghee and garlic (for garlic naan). Bake until the naan is cooked on both the sides and turns golden brown
How to make Naan on tava?
Heat a tava &roast naan on both sides. Brush ghee or butter and garlic (for garlic naan) over the naan.  Bake it from both the sides until it turns golden brown
Serve immediately. Goes well with Rajma, Chicken masala, palak paneer


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  2. That garlic naan dish looks so amazing. Perfect dish to make on the grill. Will try some time.
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