Naan

Ingredients

1 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp fresh yeast
1 tsp sugar
? cup warm water
1 tbsp oil
1? oz/50g unsalted butter plus extra for greasing
Salt to taste
plus extra Flour for dusting
For garlic naan add ? chopped garlic cloves to the dough.

Directions

Place the sugar and yeast in a small bowl or measuring cup, add the warm water and mix well until the yeast has dissolved. Let stand for 10 minutes, or until the mixture is frothy.

Sieve the flour. Place the flour in a large bowl. Make a well in the center, add the oil and salt, and pour in the yeast mixture. Mix with your hands to form a dough, adding more water, if necessary. Turn out onto a lightly floured counter and knead for 5 minutes, or until smooth.

Return the dough to the bowl, cover, and let rise in a warm place for 1?, or until it has doubled in size.

Preheat the broiler to high, and grease a sheet of foil. Turn a dough out onto a floured counter and knead for 2 min. Break off small balls with your hands and pat them into circles 4? inches/12 cm in diameter and ? inch/1 cm thick.

Place the dough circles onto the grassed foil and cook under the very hot broiler for 7-10 minutes, turning twice, brushing with the butter and sprinkling with the onion seeds.

Serve warm or keep wrapped in foil until required.

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