Taftan | How to make Taftan

By Sayan Majumder  |  1st Mar 2017  |  
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About Taftan Recipe

Soft bread famous in Awadh.

Taftan is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Taftan in your kitchen. This recipe requires 60 minutes for preparation and 15 minutes to cook. The Taftan by Sayan Majumder has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Taftan at home without any difficulty. Taftan is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Taftan would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Taftan this weekend. Share your Taftan cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Sayan Majumder for inputs. In case you have any queries for Taftan you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Sayan Majumder. You can also rate the Taftan and give feedback.


Ingredients to make Taftan

  • 3 cups - plain flour
  • 3 tsp dry yeast
  • 2 tbsp - curd
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 1 1/2 tsp - sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup - milk
  • 1 tbsp - onion seeds

How to make Taftan

  1. Take 3 tbsp lukewarm water in a cup. Sprinkle sugar and yeast over it. Keep aside for 10 minutes or till frothy.
  2. Sieve together flour and salt. Make a space in centre of flour.
  3. Pour curd, ghee, milk mixture in the center
  4. Mix in the dough, knead well till it becomes elastic. Add more milk if required.
  5. Grease a large bowl, place dough in it.
  6. Cover, keep aside for minimum 1 hour or till dough has almost doubled.
  7. Knead again, divide into 6 parts, make balls, cover. Keep aside for 20 minutes.
  8. Take one by one, press between palms and pat into a thick round.
  9. Keep edges slightly thicker. Pull a corner to get a drop shape.
  10. Brush with ghee, sprinkle onion seeds.
  11. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees C for 12-15 mins.
  12. Serve hot.

Reviews for Taftan (1)

Preeti Gurung2 years ago

Lovely recipe Sayan :)

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