Alternative namesTaftoon
Place of origin Iran
Region or stateIran
Main ingredientsFlour, saffron, cardamom

Taftan or taftoon (Persian: تافتون) is a leavened flour bread from Iran, introduced to Kuwaiti and South Asian cuisines.[1] It is made with refined flour, milk, yoghurt, and eggs and baked in a clay oven.[1] It is sometimes flavoured with saffron and a small amount of cardamom powder, and may be decorated with seeds such as poppy seeds.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Babbar, P. (1988). Rotis and Naans of India. Bombay: Vakils, Feffer and Simons Ltd.
  2. ^ "nan taftoon recipe ( Taftoon Bread In the Iranian way ) - Magchi". Archived from the original on 2022-12-09.