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Definition: Naan

Persian for "bread," naan is a staple of Northern Indian cuisine as well as Pakistani and other Central Asian cuisines. The round flatbread is made of white flour, leavened with yeast, and cooked in a clay oven. The elastic dough can be mixed with ingredients, such as meat, potatoes, chickpeas, or spices.

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bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 8 years
If I could marry Naan, I would. :)
EllaDee EllaDee 8 years
Naan is so yummy.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
Persian for "yum!"
wednesday_adams wednesday_adams 8 years
This stuff is ridiculously delicious!!!
lisabarn lisabarn 8 years
Trader Joe's has a frozen version that is delicious - I like to keep it around and use for mini pizza's - perfect for flat bread individual pizza's!
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 8 years
Everyone is always raving about it, but I've never tried it. There's just not much cultural diversity in food around here.
bengalspice bengalspice 8 years
I'm officially hungry ... which might not be good for the beginning of Ramadan when iftar is not soon enough.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i was watching Exile on MTV last night and they were having naan - i think. otherwise it was on college jeopardy that i saw it. regardless - i like that you've shared this. i thought i knew that it was slightly different from pita - but not what cultures really eat it.
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
Naan bread is so so so so freakin' good! Any time I go to an Indian restaurant I get hoards of it. It's so addicting, and delicious1
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