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1. All Purpose Flour (Maida) -- 2 cups

2. Plain Yogurt -- 2 1/2 tbsp

3. Salt to taste.

4. A Pinch of baking soda.

5. Sugar -- 1 tsp


1. Make a dough with the above ingredients (Can add water to make the dough). Allow it to ferment for 8 hours. In winter, you may have to make the dough with lukewarm water.

2. Shape into round balls and roll it.

3. With moistened hands lift the rolled naan and place on a skillet ( tawa). Turn the skillet upside down. The naan should be facing the flame. Turn back to original  position after the naan starts turning brown. Remove from skillet after the naan is baked.

Note: Naan can also be baked in an oven.