Naan (Indian Bread)

Course : Curry
Serves: 1
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4 cups white flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup milk
6 tablespoons yogurt
1 tablespoon oil
1 large egg -- beaten
1 teaspoon salt -- to taste
3 tablespoons ghee or butter -- melted
1 tablespoon black sesame seeds -- (nigella seeds)

Preparation / Directions:

Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together in a bowl. Stir in egg, yogurt and 2 tablespoons of the butter. Gradually stir in enough milk to make a soft dough. Cover with a damp cloth and place in a warm place for 2 hours. Preheat oven to 400F. Knead dough on a floured surface for 2 or 3 minutes until smooth. Divide into 8 pieces Roll each piece into a ball then into ovals about 6 inches long. Grease a baking sheet and brush the underside of the bread with water. Brush the other side with butter and sprinkle with sesame or nigella seeds. Bake 6 to 10 minutes until puffy and light golden brown.

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