Easy Naan Bread (goodfood)

Easy naan bread with or without yeast. Recipe (and instructions) from: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/418615/easy-naan-bread

Takes 120 mins.

Makes 4 pieces.

200 g flour (alternatively: use self-raising flour)
1 tsp sugar (can be omitted if you use self-raising flour)
1 tsp yeast fresh; (can be omitted if you use self-raising flour)
150 ml water warm
1 Tbsp ghee use vegetable oil or butter if you prefer vegetarian)..or don't have ghee
1 tsp salt
50 g butter unsalted

"1. if you use plain flower: mix the sugar and yeast with warm water and rest for about 10 minutes (can be omitted with self-raising flower) 2. Place the flour in a large mixing bowl and add the yeast mixture (for plain flour) or the water (for self-rasiing flour). Add the ghee (or oil/butter)and salt and mix well. Add some extra water or flour as required. Tip: for a nice variation, add garlic, finely chopped coriader leaves, and sultanas to the dough. 3. Knead for about 5 minutes on a smooth working surface until you have a smooth dough. Place the dough back in the bowl, cver, and leave to rise for 1-1.5 hours in a warm place 4. To finish off the bread, begin by preheating the oven grill for some 10 minutes until it is red hot. Knead the dough for another 2 minutes and either divide into 4-6 equal portions, or keep in one piece. In any case, roll out to a thickness of about 1 cm (0.5 in). lace the dough on a suitable greased oven plate and grill for 7-10 minutes, turning once or twice. Each time, brush the surface of the bread with some butter and sprinkle some poppy seeds over the bread. Tip: you can also sprinkle some sugar in addition to, or instead of, the poppy seeds. Serve warm."


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