Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Maida 4 cups
Yeast 1 tbsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Lukewarm milk 150 ml
Ghee 3 tbsp
Yogurt 2 tbsp
Salt 1/2 tsp

Method For Preparing Nan

  • 1.
  • Mix 3 tbsp lukewarm milk with yeast and sugar. Set aside for 10 minutes.

  • 2.
  • Take maida in a large bowl. Make a well in the center, add ghee, yogurt, salt and yeast mixture.

  • 3.
  • Combine the mixture using hands until it forms a soft dough. Use the remaining milk for kneading.

  • 4.
  • Turn the dough out on to a lightly floured surface and knead for about 10 minutes or until it feels smooth.

  • 5.
  • Return the dough to the bowl, cover with a wet cloth and leave in a warm place for about an hour or until it has doubled in size.

  • 6.
  • Turn out the dough back on to the floured surface and knead for further 3 minutes. Divide into 8 equal parts.

  • 7.
  • Shape into balls and roll out into teardrop shapes. Heat a tawa and place this on it.

  • 8.
  • When bubbles come out, turn it once and then hold it with a chapati holder and place in the flame directly.

  • 9.
  • It will puff up and turn this once more. Remove from fire.