Taftan
Taftan nan 01.jpg
Alternative namesTaftoon
TypeBread
Place of origin Iran
Region or stateIran, India and Pakistan
Main ingredientsFlour, saffron, cardamom

Taftan (Urdu: تافتان) or taftoon (Persian: تافتون) is a leavened flour bread from Iranian, Indian and Pakistani cuisines.[1] It is made with milk, yoghurt, and eggs and baked in a clay oven.[1] It is often 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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References

  1. ^ a b Babbar, P. (1988). Rotis and Naans of India. Bombay: Vakils, Feffer and Simons Ltd.
  2. ^ nan taftoon recipe