Indian food – has been a love/hate relationship. I went to India in 2015, and before that I loved it so much. But there, eating it for 3 months and I became hospitalised because of some bad food. I didn´t eat curries, tikkas, dals or anything similar for about 1,5 year. Than about fall of 2017 – I was ready. Me and my boyfriend started with dal and went over to tikkas. Now it is a weekly dinner and since my boyfriend loves to make dinners and I love to bake. I started making my own naan bread. Oh how fun!
It is superduper easy and super delicious!
400-500 g / 7 dl Finely ground whole wheat
2 tbsp dry yeast
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
2 dl coconutmilk
some tbsp with coconutoil
Mix all the dry ingredients together in a baking bowl. Add the coconut milk and one tablespoon of coconut oil. The dough will be a bit more softer than a normal dough. Cover it with a kitchen towel and let it swell in a warm place for about 20-60 minutes. If you are not in a hurry, I have experienced the best results if I let the dough swell for about 2 hours or more.
When the dough is finished swelling, cover your hands with oil. Split the dough in 6-8 parts and make small buns. Pat them flat, in size of naan and put them on a plate.
Use a frying pan, with the heat on medium warmth. Put about 1 tbsp of coconut oil in the pan and fry the naan on a few minutes on each side. Add oil if necessary. Serve straight away.
If you want you can add coriander or garlic on one side of the naan, before frying to vary the taste. I hope it will add some extra spice to your Indian experience. Good luck!