Naan 2

Yield: 10 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Flour, unbleached
½ cup Flour, whole wheat
4 \N Egg
1 cup Cream, heavy
1 teaspoon Salt
1½ teaspoon Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Baking soda
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Mix flours, eggs, cream, salt, baking powder, and soda to make a soft dough (like pizza), and knead 10-15 minutes. Add 2 ounces of oil or melted butter and knead again for 5-8 minutes. Form into a ball, cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place until double in size. When the dough is ready, a finger pressed in the dough will make an impression. This will take from 1-2 hours, depending on temperature and humidity.

Divide the dough into 8-10 balls. Dipping your fingers into the bowl of oil or butter, lightly pat each ball to coat with fat. Cover again with a damp cloth and let rest for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 450 degrees.

Wet your palms with oil or butter and pat each ball into a flat circle, making the circle thinner in the center and a tiny bit thicker at the edge. Pull one side to make the circle into a teardrop shape. Each nan should be about the size of your hand.

Place the naan on a cookie sheet and brush the tops with oil or butter. Bake 10-12 minutes until the nan become puffy. To make them a perfect golden color, place the baked nan under a broiler for a minute or two. Serve at once.

FEMINA@... On MON, 20 FEB 1995 164024 GMT

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