Naan itself is delicious bread and when you stuff it with aloo or gobi (cauliflower) mixture, its taste increases manifold. Be it aloo naan or plain naan, tastes best when served hot. With aloo naan, you don’t even need a side. You can enjoy it all by itself.
Recipe of aloo naan
3 cups maida (all purpose flour)
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup milk
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp baking powder
3 medium potatoes- boiled, peeled and mashed
3 green chillies- chopped finely
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves
1. Take a bowl and mix flour, salt and baking powder in it. Make a well in the center.
2. Mix milk, sugar, 1 tbsp oil and baking powder in another bowl. Pour this mixture in the centre of bowl containing flour.
3. Knead it into soft dough adding warm water if needed..
4. Add 1 tablespoon oil and knead again. Keep it in a warm place for 2-3 hours.
5. Mix all the ingredients of the filling to make potato mixture.
6. Take a ball out of the dough and roll out on a floured surface into a 2 inch round dusting with dry flour.
7. Place a lemon sized potato filling in the center and gather the edges. Reshape into a ball. Again roll out into a disk. Similarly make other naan from rest of the dough.
8. Preheat oven and bake these aloo naan till they puff up and become golden brown with brown-black specks here and there. Grease them with butter and serve hot.
You can also make aloo naan in electric or gas tandoor which is a much faster way to cook naan.