Taftan, taftoon or taftun is a leavened flour bread from Persian, Pakistani and Uttar Pradesh cuisines, baked in a clay oven. This bread is made with milk, yoghurt, and eggs.
Ingredients to make TAFTAN
- 3 cups – plain flour
- 3 tsp dry yeast
- 2 tbsp – Curd
- 2 tbsp – ghee
- 1.5 tsp – Sugar
- Salt to taste
- 1/2 cup – milk
- 1 tbsp – onion seeds
Steps to make TAFTAN
Take 3 tbsp luke warm water in a cup. Sprinkle sugar and yeast over it.Keep aside for 10 minutes or till frothy.
Sieve together flour and salt. Make a space in centre of flour.
Pour curd, ghee, milk mixture into that space.
Mix in dough, knead well till it becomes elastic.Add more milk if required.
Grease a large bowl, place dough in it.
Cover, keep aside for min 1 hours or till dough has almost doubled.
Knead again, divide in 6 parts, make balls, cover.Keep aside for 20 minutes.
Take one by one, press between palms and pat into a thick round.
Keep edges slightly thicker.Pull a corner to get a drop shape.
Brush with ghee, sprinkle onion seeds.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree for 12-15 mins.
HAPPY COOKING……….SAYAN MAJUMDER…….