Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Garlic & Paneer Naan


For the dough

1/4 cup suji(rawa)

1/4 cup water

1 tsp sugar

2 cups maida

enough water for kneading

1 tsp baking powder

salt to taste

For the stuffing

3 tbsp garlic finely chopped

1 cup grated paneer

1 tsp pav bhaji masala powder

3-4 green chillies finely chopped

2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped

salt to taste

2 tsp oil 


For the dough

  • Mix suji with 1/4 cup of water and sugar,mix it and keep aside for 10 minutes
  • In another bowl,sieve maida with baking powder and salt
  • Take the sieved Maida,suji mix,and enough water in a bowl to make a semi soft dough and keep aside for 10 minutes

For the stuffing

  • Heat oil in a pan, add green chilli and 2 tbsp garlic and fry till light brown, then add 1 tbsp of coriander leaves,pav bhaji masala powder and fry for a minute
  • Add grated paneer,salt and mix it well 
  • Switch off the gas and allow it to cool 
  • For the Naan
  • Divide the dough into 8 equal portions
  • Take one medium size portion of the dough and press it on the palm and flatten it 

    Now put stuffing on the dough and close it

    Flatten it again and roll it with the help of a rolling pin applying little flour to a semi-thick oblong shape or any desired shape, sprinkle chopped garlic and coriander leaves and sprinkle Maida on it evenly and roll it just once so that it sticks to the Naan

    Repeat the same procedure for the remaining Naan

    Heat oil in a pan , and shallow fry the Naan with oil till golden brown and crisp on both the sides 

    Serve Hot( u can even bake these Naan)

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