Nan is an oily yeast bread
(contrast with fatty breads
It is made of:
First wake up the yeasts
. Put them in a bit of warm water and add a teaspoon of sugar to get them going. let it sit for about 10 min (it should froth
a bit) next add a table spoon of yougurt and stir.
Put a cup of flour in with a half teaspoon of salt in another bowl mix
it up real good and add the yeasts and sugar to it until it’s a nice dough
(not to sticky or dry)
Now put flower on your hands and knead
the dough for about 8 minutes.Then put it under a cloth and wait for 1/2 an hour while the little yeasties
While you wait
heat up the grill
. If you don’t have a grill you can use a big frying pan
. Get it REAL hot
Now cut the lump of dough in half and roll it flat into two nan bread
s. If you don’t have a rolling pin
use a cup with no handle. Then prick it all over with a fork.
Now brush the bread with the oil. If you don’t have a brush just use a paper towel. Throw it, oily side down, on to the grill or pan.
Watch it rise
& brush the other side with the oil lovingly.
when it is brown take it off& serve it hot.
Yay nan bread!